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Academy for Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology (AMN) The purpose of the World AMN , Academy for Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology, is the advancement of neurotraumatology in research, practical application and teaching.
ACLS Suspected Stroke Algorithm This article emphasizes critical actions for out-of-hospital and in-hospital care and treatment. This document is current with respect to 2015 American Heart Association® Guidelines for CPR and ECC. These guidelines are current until they are replaced on October 2020. https://www.acls.net/acls-suspected-stroke-algorithm.htm
Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation A free UK based journal which has useful review articles and lists of forthcoming conferences, etc which may be of interest to the neurorehab clinician
American Physical Therapy Association Provides information on APTA's research and learning resources andaccess to physical therapy options including: current issue highlights and search facility for physical therapy abstracts 1995-1996.
Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment ASSBI This is a multidisciplinary Association based in Australia. "Working together to improve the lives of people with brain impairment" ASSBI also has a journal called Brain Impairment
The Berlin Manifesto Preventing Dementia by Preventing Stroke: The Berlin Manifesto. Vladimir Hachinkski, Karl Einhäupl, Detlev Ganten et al.
The individuals at the highest risk of developing a stroke are those that have already had one, and a stroke doubles the chances of developing dementia.
Based on this and other evidence, the World Stroke Organization updated its Proclamation to include the joint prevention of stroke and dementia. The World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation is one of the early endorsers, along with all the major international organizations dealing with stroke, dementia, the heart and the brain (available for free at https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011237)
A special meeting and subsequent contributions exploring the commonalities of stroke and dementia resulted in the blueprint “Preventing Dementia by Preventing Stroke: The Berlin Manifesto” outlining the scientific bases for beginning to prevent both stroke and dementia together. (available for free at https://alz-journals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1016/j.jalz.2019.06.001)
The topic of prevention is particularly important for rehabilitation, since stroke patients remain at risk.
Vladimir Hachinski, MD DSc FRSC, on behalf of the Joint Prevention of Stroke and Dementia Initiative
World Stroke Organization and President Michael Brainin
BIRT provides a continuum of care for those who have suffered a brain injury, using a neuro-behavioural approach.
The Birth Injury Justice Center is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy or other disabilities. Our organization was created to provide answers and guidance to help families and children get all the assistance they need to help improve their overall quality of life
Brain Injury Group
The Brain Injury Group online directory brings together in one place a directory of equipment, services and goods of interest to people who have sustained a brain injury, their families and individuals working with them
Cambrige University Press These are publishers of a good range of neurorehabilitation text books.
Centre for Rehabilitation & Engineering Studies This is a multidisciplinary research group with a special interest in bioengineering based at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Cerebral Palsy Group Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, birth injuries, or brain injuries. The team was created so we can provide answers and all types of assistance needed to help improve the quality of life for loved ones and family members with cerebral palsy.
Cochrane Collaboration (The) The Cochrane Library offers a comprehensive source of evidence based research including abstracts, reviews and guidelines.
Costar Web site for collaborative stroke, audit and research.
Disability with Dignity - Dr Tom Fryers, MD PhD FFPH
Experience, potential and aspirations of persons with disabilities in developing countries, illustrated through the SACRED CBR programme in Andhra Pradesh, India.
For further information, please contact Dr Tom Fryers, email@example.com
Disabled Peoples International This is the web site of the DPI, the international organisation forpeople with disabilities. The DPI publishes a journal, Disability International, and provides a variety of information and news about disability.
The Encephalitis Society The Encephalitis Society provides information and support to all people affected (directly or indirectly) by Encephalitis, as well as to those health, social care and education professionals supporting them. Further aims include raising awareness of the condition among the general public and progressing research on the condition and its consequences.
European Academy of Neurology The EAN is the organisation that unites and supports neurologists across the whole of Europe. Currently, 45 European national neurological societies as well as 800 individuals are registered members of the EAN. Thus, the EAN represents more than 19,000 European neurologists.
Hardin Meta Directory - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Another site with excellent links to a variety of other disability and rehabilitation orientated web sites. A good starting point for a general browse through a number of useful websites. Cross links to a number of other web browsers including Yahoo and MedWeb.
Holistic Management of Spasticity and Hypertonia This 20 credit master’s level module is available for nurses and allied health professionals. It combines learning in academic and clinical settings with delivery being shared between Teesside
University sites and Walkergate Park Centre for Neurological Rehabilitation and Neuro-Psychiatry (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
IISART is dedicated to the development and promotion of robotics and advanced healthcare technology in rehabilitation for the benefit of the patient. The association represents the interests of developers, manufacturers and marketers of medical devices and their accessories, active capital medical equipment and services in the field of robotics and advanced healthcare technology in rehabilitation and strives to do this in interaction with all other stakeholders in this field.
IISART EDUCATION MATERIAL
The education slidepools provide an overview of basic as well as specific information on new technologies in
neurorehabilitation. Downloading the education material is free and intended to assist schools and universities in their efforts to establish courses in advanced rehabilitation technologies as well as for clinicians to deepen their knowledge. http://www.iisartonline.org/services/education-material/
Integrated Homecare A help to patients with stroke, heart failure, COPD.
International Association of Neurorestoratology (IANR)
Neural regeneration, neural structural repair, neuroplasticity, neuromodulation, neural restoration and functional recovery is one of the toughest long-term challenges in neuroscience. Recently, neuroscience has developed rapidly and new achievements are constantly emerging and some breakthroughs have been made. All these have shaped a unique and independent scope of research and a brand new field of knowledge,thus forming a distinct discipline within neurosciences–neurorestoratology.
International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) is dedicated to the development and support of multidisciplinary medical and clinical professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with brain injury.
Institute of Rehabilitation A multidisciplinary organisation co-ordinating rehabilitation research in the North of England.
Integrated Homecare A help to patients with stroke, heart failure, COPD.
International Federation of MS Societies The official web site of the International Federation of MS Societies containing information on symptoms, frequently asked questions about MS, links to pages about research, etc.
Journal of Biomusical Engineering The Journal of Biomusical Engineering is an open-access publication reaching a wide cross-section of clinicians and researchers in music and human function. Journal is interested in bringing physiology, engineering, medicine, neuroscience, clinical music, to one place where readers, investigators and clinicians can interact across professions. Journal is a peer-reviewed and open-access to everyone, without need for registration, membership, or subscription. Accepted authors pay a nominal fee for publishing the paper, which is expected to reach a large and diverse readership.
JBE call for papers (pdf)
List of Health and Disability Related Mailing Lists This is a comprehensive list of disability and health related internet topics. It is regularly updated and maintained by Linda Rowley at mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. There is an excellent alphabetical disease orientated search facility as well as a large number of links to disability research programmes.
Medweb This site provides access to most other physical medicine and rehabilitation sites and is a useful starting point for a web search on related issues.
Multiple Sclerosis Overcoming MS
National Centre for Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) Infrastructure Consortium This is a coalition of six NIH-funded centres that act as a research and training resource for the USA. The centres include expertise in imaging, neural transplantation, muscle rehabilitation, genomics and proteomics, cognitive rehabilitation and rehabilitation engineering.
NCPAD National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
NHS Research and Development Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine An informative website which contains articles from evidence-based journals and lists educational events and workshops.
Neuro News Forum The Forum is a specialist discussion board dedicated to research and debate within the neurological arena. Whether you are a Clinician, Rehabilitation Specialist, Neuropsychologist, Therapist, Case Manager, Social Worker, Commissioner of neuro services, Deputy, Personal Injury Lawyer, Insurance provider or family member, we want all of you to contribute to the forum and together we can drive neuro specific discussion, keep all professions abreast of current trends and highlight the fantastic work that is undertaken on a daily basis across the sector.
Simply log on to www.neuronews.com and set yourself up as a user.
Oxford University Press These are publishers of a good range of neurorehabilitation text books.
PsycBITE (http:/ /www.psycbite.com) is a world-class, living e-resource. It archives all published literature on psychological
treatments for people with chronic diseases and disorders from acquired brain
impairment and is updated monthly. Launched in
2004, PsycBITE continuously updates the literature and
currently archives 4,000 empirical papers rated for methodological quality.
Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis (RIMS) This is a non-profit organisation of multiple sclerosis centres in Europe, bringing together all health care professionals involved in the care of persons with MS.
RIMS - Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis RIMS is a non-profit organisation of multiple sclerosis centres in Europe, bringing together all health care professionals involved in the care of people with MS.
Scope The SCOPE website includes information on current campaigns and news. It also discusses what CP is, how it is caused, and the prevalence of CP.
Society of Research in Rehabilitation (SRR) The Society of Research in Rehabilitation (SRR) is the major multidisciplinary rehabilitation research society in the UK. Its aim is to advance education and research into
all aspects of the rehabilitation of people with disability and to disseminate the useful results of such research for the public benefit. The Society aims to be inspiring and educational, whilst providing excellent opportunities for networking, for junior and established researchers.
The SRR runs two conferences a year, with topic specific research symposia, free scientific presentations and ‘research in progress’ posters. Visit our website http://www.srr.org.uk/ or
visit us on http://www.facebook.com/?sk=welcome#!/SRRUK
Stakes Publications Knowledge for Welfare and Health. STAKES is an expert agency whose key functions are research, development and statistics. Information produced at STAKES can be found through the topics below.
Stroke Education Ltd Stroke Education Ltd has developed new tools to aid stroke prevention and recovery. A new series of video's in DVD format is now available. For the first time learning and instruction on stroke caring and rehabilitation is available in visual form that makes it so much easier for stroke survivors and their family caregivers. Developed by stroke authorities no medical or special medical training is needed to use the DVDs. The three DVDs show exactly how to manage everyday needs and provide practical demonstrations or exercises and other techniques to improve the quality of life of stroke survivors and their family caregivers.
Studying in Australia as a Disabled Student http://www.studying-in-australia.org/studying-in-australia-as-a-disabled-student/
The second edition of
The Confabulating Mind - How the Brain Creates Reality - Armin Schnider
Much is known about how the brain stores information. But how does it apply stored information to steer thought and behaviour? How does it sort out reality in thinking? This book is about these questions.
For this second edition, the book has been thoroughly revised,
Now in paperback, and thus sold at a very reasonable, student-friendly price.
Oxford University Press
The MS Trust The MS Trust is a leading independent UK charity for people with MS, their families, and for all health professionals who work with them.
Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems This website provides detailed information on traumatic brain injury, it includes relevant publications, facts and figures and news updates as well as other useful web links.
Traumatically Brain Injured and the Law (The) A website offering information and advice on the legal aspects and issues faced by those individuals who have sustained personal injury.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine A useful site for NeuroRehab general information and the Neurological Rehabilitation page has many interesting links.
www.comeunity.com/disability/cerebral_palsy An informative website for people with cerebral palsy, relevant articles, book reviews and other internet resources are available on this website.
www.ninds.nih.gov This comprehensive website includes useful information from the American National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The website examines the risk factors and causes of CP, methods used to diagnose the condition and ways CP can be prevented. Updates are also provided on current research findings.
United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) Educate, inform and provide networking opportunities for professionals, service providers, planners and policy makers and to raise the profile of ABI and campaign for better services in the UK.
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