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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: 4 (49)
ORIGINAL REPORT
Long-term outcome after reperfusion-treated stroke
Oscar Mühr, Hanna C. Persson, Katharina S. Sunnerhagen
Objective: To explore motor function, health-related quality of life and impact on activities of daily living 5 and 6 years after reperfusion treatment in patients with stroke. Methods: A total of 75 patients with first-time stroke received either thrombectomy or thrombolytic treatment at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg during an 18-month period in 2009-2010. Follow-up involved ...
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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 9
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 186
Robotic-assisted locomotor training enhances ankle performance in adults with incomplete spinal cord injury
Vennila Krishnan, Matthew Kindig, Mehdi Mirbagheri
Volume 45, Issue 8
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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
2017-04-24
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Incidence, aetiology and injury characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injury in Stockholm, Sweden: A prospective, population-based update
Conran Joseph, Nina Andersson, Sapko Bjelak, Kajsa Giesecke, Claes Hultling, Lena Nilsson Wikmar, Julie Phillips , Åke Seiger, Vasilios Stenimahitis, Katarzyna Trok, Elisabet Åkesson, Kerstin Wahman
2017-04-19
SPECIAL REPORT
Assessment and treatment of spastic equinovarus foot after stroke: Guidance from the Mont-Godinne interdisciplinary group
Thierry Deltombe, Delphine Wautier, Philippe De Cloedt, Michèle Fostier, Thierry Gustin
2017-04-19
SPECIAL REPORT
Professionals’ perceptions of factors affecting implementation and continuation of a physical activity promotion programme in rehabilitation: A qualitative study
Femke Hoekstra, Florentina J. Hettinga, Marjolein den Breejen, Marjo Duijf, Lucas H.V. van der Woude, Rienk Dekker, Cees P. van der Schans
2017-04-19
ORIGINAL REPORT
Influence of physician empathy on the outcome of botulinum toxin treatment for upper limb spasticity in patients with chronic stroke: A cohort study
Alessandro Picelli, Gabriella Vallies, Elena Chemello, Alessandro Gavras, Paola Castellazzi, Andrea Meschieri, Anna Serina, Marialuisa Gandolfi, Alessio Baricich, Andrea Santamato, Carlo Cisari, Nicola Smania
2017-04-05
SPECIAL REPORT
Refugee health and rehabilitation: Challenges and response
Fary Khan, Bhasker Amatya

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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)

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The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award