Sökning: "whiplash-associated disorders"

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  1. 1. Whiplash associated disorders : acute and chronic consequences with some implications for rehabilitation

    Författare :Ylva Sterner; Björn Gerdle; Göran Toolanen; Karin Harms-Ringdahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash; WAD; impairment; disability; life satisfaction; trigeminal sensibility; electromyography; rehabilitation; neuropsychological; pain; prognostic factor;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) account for a large proportion of the overall impairment and disability from traffic injuries and causes substantial bio psychosocial consequences for some individuals.Aims: To increase the knowledge about factors described in terms of either function /impairment, activity/disability and life satisfaction in acute and chronic WAD as well as possible implications for rehabilitation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Treatment of whiplash associated disorders

    Författare :Aris Seferiadis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; whiplash-associated disorders; systematic review; randomized controlled trial; McKenzie method; fear-avoidance; chronic pain; exercise therapy; basic body awareness;

    Sammanfattning : Whiplash injuries seem to have a substantial impact on health. Half the affected patients have persistent pain and disability and significant costs are incurred to society, mainly due to inability to return to work. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Experimental Aspects on Chronic Whiplash-Associated Pain

    Författare :Dag Lemming; Björn Gerdle; Per Hansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Neck injury; whiplash-associated disorders; chronic pain; central sensitization; pain assessment; drug challenges; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Chronic pain after whiplash trauma (chronic WAD) to the neck is still a common clinical problem in terms of pain management, rehabilitation and insurance claims. In contrast to the increased knowledge concerning mechanisms of chronic pain in general, no clinical guidelines exist concerning assessment, pain control and rehabilitation of patients with chronic WAD. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Diagnostic considerations on whiplash associated disorders

    Författare :Carsten Tjell; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Whiplash associated disorders; neck propriocepdon; oculomotor function; smooth pursuit eye movements; velocity gain; tension headache; cervical vertigo; auditory brainstem response; vestibular tests; hearing impairment; speech recognition; reading ability; cognitive function;

    Sammanfattning : Whiplash is caused by an acceleration-/deceleration transfer of energy to the neck. It commonly occurs in motor vehicle accidents. The force may result in lesions of the cervical spine and soft tissues, which may result in many clinical manifestations: whiplash associated disorders (WAD), according to the Quebec classification. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Prognostic factors for whiplash associated disorders

    Författare :Eric Rydman; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Disability and chronic pain secondary to low- speed vehicle collisions has been a known condition since the nineteenth century. Today, whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) are the most common personal injuries reported to insurance companies after motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). LÄS MER