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Research Article
Published On: January 15, 2019

Perceived Health Status, Self-Reported and Performance-Based Physical Function in a Sample of Adults with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Ogwumike OO* and Ugwuanyi DU
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease of the whole joint including muscles, tendons ligaments synovium and bone. The knee is the most commonly affected and knee OA represents the leading cause of disability...

Research Article
Published On: January 16, 2019

Inpatient Care Vitamin D Status in a Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Department

Teixeira P*, Silva Lopes B, Vaz M, Albuquerque N, Coutinho D, Ermida V, Peixoto I and Caldas J
Vitamin D is a prohormone whose two main inactive biological forms are cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol. Adequate levels of vitamin D are essential for innumerable organic functions, namely: muscle function, prevention of stress fractures...

Research Article
Published On: January 18, 2019

Post-Stroke Rehospitalization and Mortality: A Comparison between VA Community Living Centers and VA Contracted Community Nursing Homes

Jia H, Hale-Gallardo J, Ni Y*, Wang X, Orozco T and Cowper-Ripley DC
Rehospitalization and mortality are commonly used indicators for quality of care. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Community Living Centers (CLC) and Community Nursing Homes (CNH) are two major sources...

Research Article
Published On: January 18, 2019

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders among Slaughter House Workers

Mansi S*
Employees in meat processing industry experience many health risks. It is clear that meat processing workers have a high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) including sprain/strain, dislocation...