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SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-04-04
Strengthening health-related rehabilitation services at national levels
Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Jorge Lains, Boya Nugraha

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-31
World Health Organization Global Disability Action Plan: The Mongolian Perspective
Fary Khan, Bhasker Amatya, Baljnnyam Avirmed, Yoon Kyoung Yi, Batchimeg Shirmen, Geoff Abbott, Mary P. Galea

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-27
Rehabilitation: The health strategy of the 21st century
Gerold Stucki, Jerome Bickenbach, Christoph Gutenbrunner, John Melvin

The increase of survival rate in many chronic diseases has led to the increase of people with non-communicable diseases worldwide. With this regard, strengthening and implementation of rehabilitation service in the health systems worldwide are urgent issue. Currently Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine has been working on a special issue entitle “Scaling-up rehabilitation as the worldwide health strategy of the 21st century”.

This special issue will be divided into two parts: Part 1 will cover several articles related to “Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems”. Part 2 will cover articles related to strengthening/implementation rehabilitation services within the health system of different countries.

Guest editors: Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Gerold Stucki
Managing editors/coordinators: Boya Nugraha, Kristian Borg
From current issue: 9 (49)
ORIGINAL REPORT
Working capacity after a subarachnoid haemorrhage: A six-year follow-up
Emma Westerlind, Hanna C. Persson, Katharina S. Sunnerhagen
Objective: Subarachnoid haemorrhage can lead to long-term disabilities. It is a major health issue for the patient and can affect work capacity. The aim of this study was to investigate working capacity after subarachnoid haemorrhage from a long-term perspective, using data from national sick leave records. In addition, factors associated with working capacity were analysed. Design: A retrospect ...
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Volume 45, Issue 8
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 157
Health-related Quality of Life 12 months after severe traumatic brain injury: A prospective nationwide cohort study
Helene L. Soberg, Cecilie Roe, Audny Anke, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, Toril Skandsen, Unni Sveen, Nicole von Steinbüchel, Nada Andelic
Volume 48, Issue 3
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 134
Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients Scores as a predictor of stroke patient ambulation at discharge from the rehabilitation ward
Yen-Chang Huang, Wei-Te Wang, Tsan-Hon Liou, Chun-De Liao, Li-Fong Lin, Shih-Wei Huang
Volume 48, Issue 8
REVIEW ARTICLE - DOWNLOADS: 114
Functional electrical stimulation versus ankle foot orthoses for foot-drop: A meta-analysis of orthotic effects
Sarah Prenton, Kristen L. Hollands, Laurence P.J. Kenney
Volume 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 112
High- and low-intensity exercise do not improve cognitive function after stroke: A randomized controlled trial
Ada Tang, Janice J. Eng, Andrei V. Krassioukov, Teresa S.M. Tsang, Teresa Liu-Ambrose
Volume 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 90
Effects of early whole-body vibration treatment on knee neuromuscular function and postural control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A randomized controlled trial
Eugenio Maria Pistone, Luca Laudani, Gianluca Camillieri, Alessandra Di Cagno, Gabriele Tomassi , Andrea Macaluso , Arrigo Giombini
2017-11-17
REVIEW ARTICLE
Factors associated with upper leg muscle strength in knee osteoarthritis: A scoping review
Arjan H de Zwart, Joost Dekker, Willem Lems, Leo D. Roorda, Martin van der Esch, Marike van der Leeden
2017-11-07
SPECIAL REPORT
Implementation of Clinical Quality Management for Rehabilitation in Malaysia
Julia Patrick Engkasan, Gerold Stucki, Sadeeq Ali, Yusniza Mohd Yusof, Hafez Hussain, Lydia Abdul Latif
2017-10-30
ORIGINAL REPORT
Reliability and convergent validity of the five-step test in people with chronic stroke
Shamay S.M. Ng, Mimi M.Y. Tse , Eric W.C. Tam, Cynthia Y.Y. Lai
2017-10-20
REVIEW ARTICLE
Mirror therapy for motor function of the upper extremity in patients with stroke: A meta-analysis
Wen Zeng, Yonghong Guo, Guofeng Wu, Xueyan Liu, Qian Fang

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ISI Impact Factor 2 year IF: 1,681; 5 year IF: 2,098

An international peer-review journal published with at least 10 issues per year.

Topics: Functional assessment and intervention studies, clinical studies in various patient groups, methodology in physical and rehabilitation medicine, epidemiological studies on disabling conditions and reports on vocational and sociomedical aspects of rehabilitation.

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JRM is the offical journal of:

International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)
UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (EBPRM)
European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine (EARM)

JRM is published in association with:

European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM)
Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPM&R)
Asia Oceania Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (AOSPRM)
Baltic and North Sea Forum for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (BNFPRM)

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The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award