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Illustrated Guides

The "Illustrated Guide" series attempts
to use collections of still images (when adequate) and animations to provide
instruction in an assortment of techniques related to adapting to restricted
mobility or movement (transfers and adaptive equipment) or to preventing disability
related to back strain (back and spine).


Links


Articles

Accessibility

Accessibility
and Modifications to the Living Space
A monograph on design for independent living.
Initial emphasis is upon wheelchair accessibility.
Wheelchair
Ramps
Information related to wheelchair ramp design.

Neurological Issues

Guns in
the Households of Alzheimer's' Patients
Disturbing new research suggests a potential
new public health issue looming…
Autonomic
Dysreflexia
An overview of an issue pertaining to some individuals
with spinal cord injury. The beginnings of a section devoted principally to
neurogenic bowel and bladder dysfunction.
Early Alzheimer's
versus Normal Aging: Discerning the Differences
Distinguishing between common age-related changes
in memory and degenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's is both possible
and very much worth pursuing..

About "Nerve
Blocks" for Spasticity

Information sheet on chemoneurolysis.
Seizures
and Epilepsy – "Frequently Asked Questions"
Contains practical information on what to do
(and what not to do) if one observes a convulsion, overview of common seizure
types and tips on prevention.

Nutrition

Fractures
and Osteoporosis – Nutrition Helps "Break" the Connection
A short monograph on nutrition and osteoporosis.

Psychology

Anxiety
and Depression
A short monograph derived from announcements
for National Anxiety Disorders and Depression Screening Days in 1996. Very
basic information and links to relevant net resources.

Sports Medicine

Article
Listing from the NRH Sports Medicine Site

Women's Health

Article
Listing from the NRH Women's Health Site