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SAGE Rehabilitation News

Welcome to SAGE Rehabilitation News. Read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in Rehabilitation, including new special issues and noteworthy articles.  

New at SAGE

Journal of Palliative Care  

Journal of Palliative Care

SAGE is proud to publish the Journal of Palliative Care, led by new Editor-in-Chief Ketih M. Swetz of the University of Alabama at Birminghame (UAB) School of Medicine. The Journal of Palliative Care is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary forum for practical, critical thought on palliative care and palliative medicine.

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Special Issues

   British Journal of Occupational Therapy  

Assistive Technology

The development of assistive technology is changing how services are delivered. Articles highlight the diverse range of technologies currently available that can be explored for therapeutic applications, whether designed originally for such use or not. Includes traditional assistive technologies, the use of information communications technology-enabled or computer-based devices and a study on telecare.

Assistive Technology (I) February 2017 - (II) April 2017

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OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health       

Special Issue on Occupational Therapy and Public Health

There is a growing emphasis on population and public health in healthcare practice, education, policy, and research. Many health professions have launched initiatives to improve population health outcomes by integrating clinical practice and public health approaches. Occupational therapy is uniquely positioned to address population health needs and develop public health interventions in specific priority areas. However, occupational therapy research on population health is needed to advance the profession's contributions to public health. 

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Journal News

Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry      

A series of Clinical Practice Guidelines now available online – free to access from Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

These Guidelines are written by a series of expert Advisory Panels, and endorsed by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

Click below to access Guidelines for the Management of:

Deliberate Self-Harm

Eating Disorders

Schizophrenia

Mood Disorders

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Top Read Articles

 

Multiple Sclerosis Journal

Hippotherapy for patients with multiple sclerosis: A multicenter randomized controlled trial (MS-HIPPO) by Vanessa Vermöhlen, Petra Schiller, Sabine Schickendantz, Marion Drache, Sabine Hussack, Andreas Gerber-Grote by Dieter Pöhlau

Rehabilitation Process and Outcome

 

 

OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health

Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

A Single Bout of High-Intensity Interval Training Improves Motor Skill Retention in Individuals With Stroke by Jean-Francois Nepveu, MSc, Alexander Thiel, MD, PhD, Ada Tang, PhD, Joyce Fung, PhD, Jesper Lundbye-Jensen, PhD, Lara A. Boyd, PhD and Marc Roig, PhD

 

Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Alcohol Misuse Across the Life Span: Insights From Developmental Studies in Behavior Genetics by Jeanne E. Savage, Elizabeth C. Long, Sally I-Chun Kuo, Megan E. Cooke, Jinni Su, Peter B. Barr and Jessica E. Salvatore

Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy and Stretching for Baseball Players With Shoulder Range of Motion Deficits by Lane B. Bailey, PT, PhD, CSCS, Charles A. Thigpen, PT, PhD, ATC, Richard J. Hawkins, MD, Paul F. Beattie, PT, PhD, OCS and Ellen Shanley, PT, PhD, OCS

 

Calls for Papers

Scars, Burns & Healing  

Scars, Burns and Healing

Scars, Burns & Healing  is a peer reviewed, open access journal, bringing together the specialist focus of scar and burns research, with the breadth of science and medicine related to healing. Research in diverse fields from tissue engineering to genetics is increasingly brought to bear on scar and burns research improving our understanding and paving the way for better treatments.

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Hand Therapy   

Hand Therapy 

Now discoverable in Web of Science! Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI): a new index in the Web of Science (TM) Core Collection

Includes contributions from international institutes including:

Australia:  University of Queensland, Monash University. Northern Europe: University of Southern Denmark, Lund University. Western Europe: University of Applied Sciences and Art Western Switzerland, Asia: University of Santo Toms, Manila, Africa:  University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Hand Therapy is an essential journal for anyone working in orthopaedics, plastic surgery, rheumatology and rehabilitation with a specific focus on the upper extremity. We are seeking reviews and original articles for a series of special issues on the following topics: Tendon Injuries and Management, Outcome measures, Dupuytren’s disease

Please feel free to contact the editor at editor.handtherapy@uea.ac.uk if you wish to informally discuss ideas for submissions.

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European Stroke Journal       

European Stroke Journal

European Stroke Journal (ESJ) is the official publication of the European Stroke Organisation (ESO). ESJ is a fully peer-reviewed journal, launched in 2016 covering clinical stroke research from all fields. Published research includes, but is not limited to, clinical trials, epidemiology, primary and secondary prevention, diagnosis, acute and post-acute management, guidelines, translation of experimental findings into clinical practice, rehabilitation, organisation of stroke care, and societal impact. 

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Home Health Care Management & Practice    

Home Health Care Management & Practice 

Care at home is rendered by multiple health care providers in a systemized, organized and coordinated fashion. It involves physicians, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, nutritionists, psychologists, and other specialty that touches the patient at home. Home Health Care Management & Practice focuses on all aspects of this care and is interested in related research. Submit your manuscript today! 

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Journal of Palliative Care    

Journal of Palliative Care

The Journal of Palliative Care is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary forum for practical, critical thought on palliative care and palliative medicine. The Journal, founded by Dr. David Roy and first published in the Autumn of 1985, is a quarterly publication now in its 32nd year. The Editorial Board, authorship, readership, and panel of manuscript reviewers is international. The Journal welcomes submission of original research, but offers a respected, high-quality forum to publish multiple types of papers including opinion papers/commentaries, narrative and humanities works, case reports/case series, and reports on international activities and comparative palliative care. Each manuscript is submitted for evaluation to at least two reviewers, who seek to provide expert guidance on the piece's suitability for prompt publication.

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Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine        

Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM), developed by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), is a global, peer-reviewed, open access journal that combines the interests of researchers and clinical practitioners across orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopy, and knee arthroplasty.

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Conference Highlight

Ticket sales are open for the most exciting event in the 2017 Hand Therapy calendar! 

Date: 10th - 11th November 2017

The American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) is excited to be bringing the 2017 Annual Meeting to SfN as a two day satellite meeting at the Renaissance Harbor Place Hotel in Baltimore, MD.  This two day meeting is focused on advances in the basic and clinical science of neurorehabilitation, providing opportunities to share knowledge, experience, and developments in the field.

Date:9th- 10th November 2017