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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
EDITORIAL - 2016-12-15
A New Appearance and New Approaches of JRM
Henk Stam, Kristian Borg
EDITORIAL - 2016-09-16
JRM Goes Immediate Open Access!
Kristian Borg, Henk Stam
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REVIEW ARTICLE
Efficacy and safety of oral baclofen in the management of spasticity: A rationale for intrathecal baclofen
Per Ertzgaard, Claudia Campo, Alessandra Calabrese
Oral baclofen has long been a mainstay in the management of spasticity. This review looks at the clinical evidence for the efficacy and safety of oral baclofen in patients with spasticity of any origin or severity, to determine whether there is a rationale for the use of intrathecal baclofen. Results suggest that oral baclofen may be effective in many patients with spasticity, regardless of the un ...
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Volume 44, Issue 7
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The use of the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) in rehabilitation outcomes
Paula Kersten, Ayşe A. Küçükdeveci, Alan Tennant
Volume 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 165
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 45, Issue 8
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Disorders of consciousness after severe traumatic brain injury: A Swedish-Icelandic study of incidence, outcomes and implications for optimizing care pathways
Alison K. Godbolt, Catharina Nygren DeBoussard, Maud Stenberg, Marie Lindgren, Trandur Ulfarsson, Jörgen Borg
Volume 48, Issue 8
REVIEW ARTICLE - DOWNLOADS: 128
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 1
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Comparison of cranio-cervical flexion training versus cervical proprioception training in patients with chronic neck pain: A randomized controlled clinical trial
Tomás Gallego Izquierdo, Daniel Pecos-Martin, Enrique Lluch Girbés, Gustavo Plaza-Manzano, Ricardo Rodríguez Caldentey, Rodrigo Mayor Melús, Diego Blanco Mariscal, Deborah Falla
2017-03-20
ORIGINAL REPORT
Visual dysfunction is underestimated in patients with acquired brain injury
Märta Berthold-Lindstedt, Jan Ygge, Kristian Borg
2017-03-14
REVIEW ARTICLE
Anaerobic exercise testing in rehabilitation: A systematic review of available tests and protocols
Leonie A. Krops, Trijntje Albada, Lucas H.V. van der Woude, Juha M. Hijmans, Rienk Dekker
2017-03-09
ORIGINAL REPORT
Effectiveness of a structured sexual rehabilitation programme following stroke: A randomized controlled trial
Louisa Ng, Joshua Rhys Sansom, Nina Zhang, Bhasker Amatya, Fary Khan
2017-02-08
ORIGINAL REPORT
Immediate affective responses of gait training in neurological rehabilitation: A randomized crossover trial
Martin Niedermeier, Larissa Ledochowski, Andreas Mayr, Leopold Saltuari, Martin Kopp
2017-02-08
ORIGINAL REPORT
Long-term outcome after reperfusion-treated stroke
Oscar Mühr, Hanna C. Persson, Katharina S. Sunnerhagen

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ISI Impact Factor 2 year IF: 1,683; 5 year IF: 2,455

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)

JRM is the sponsor of:

The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award