A new 3-year partnership has been forged between SCI Business Solutions Inc, exclusive operator and franchisor of Project Walk Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center, and Restorative Therapies Inc (RTI), a developer of FES systems.
In a clinical study, participants with paralysis were reportedly able to use a tongue-controlled technology to access computers and executive commands for their wheelchairs at speeds faster than those recorded in sip-and-puff wheelchairs.
In recognition of the December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the US International Council on Disabilities (USICD) calls on the US Senate to support the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
A recent study suggests that the use of high-density foam mattresses may allow the standard 2-hour patient repositioning schedule, intended to minimize pressure ulcers, to be extended up to 3 or 4 hours.
In her weekly blog, From the Roots: Clinician's Blog, Ann Eubank bucks the status quo and calls on clinicians to "roll up our sleeves...and see what's worth changing" in an effort to make the world a better place for patients.
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