Leonard B Kamen

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OBJECTIVE To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for chronic widespread pain. METHODS A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary(More)
OBJECTIVE Tizanidine is an imidazoline central alpha(2)-adrenoceptor agonist widely used to manage spasticity secondary to conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, and spinal cord injury (SCI). While there is widespread use of tizanidine in clinical practice, little practical information is available to assist prescribers with the effective use(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed learning module highlights a clinical vignette of a female patient who had a total hip arthroplasty. The module addresses the medical management and rehabilitation interventions necessary to direct the postacute care needs of this patient. It is part of the study guide on rehabilitation of the joint replacement patient in the(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed learning module highlights a clinical vignette of 2 patients: (1) a woman with bilateral, distal, upper-limb pain assessed by differential diagnosis, laboratory work-up, and treatment of rheumatologic disorders frequently seen in the physiatric practice setting and (2) a 57-year-old man with an acute recurring monoarthritis of(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed learning module highlights a clinical vignette of a female patient with osteoporosis and addresses the clinical presentation, assessment, medical management, and rehabilitation approaches to a patient with an acute vertebral fracture. It is part of the study guide on osteoporosis in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education(More)
Treatment of chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) with high-dose opioids (HDOs) has burgeoned over the past 2 decades in the United States. Characteristic domains and features of the failed CNCP management patient using long-term HDOs are described herein as the/an opioid syndrome (Schreiber AL, personal communication. 2013). Reversing or even modulating HDO use(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed learning module highlights the pathoanatomy and pathogenesis of lumbar spinal stenosis. The areas covered include assessment and therapeutic options in the rehabilitation of patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. It is part of the study guide on rehabilitation of orthopedic and rheumatologic disorders in the(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed learning module discusses a patient with knee osteoarthritis and addresses the clinical presentation, assessment, medical management, rehabilitation approaches, and surgical options. It is part of the chapter on osteoarthritis in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine(More)
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