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ARCHIVES OF PM&R INFORMATION & EDUCATION PAGES (IEPs)

The ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, publishes Information & Education Pages (I/EPs) developed by topic experts to provide consumer-friendly information on topics relevant to rehabilitation medicine. They are targeted toward people with disabilities, their caregivers or clinicians and are designed as journal tear-outs that a practitioner can copy or download to make them available to patients and caregivers. The following IEPs were developed by ARGRNG task forces. See a complete listing of Archives Information/Education Pages >>

 

REHABCAST HIGHLIGHT:
Predictive Science of Pressure Injury, Geriatric Rehab’s Rising Importance

ACRM RehabCastThe May/July episode of the Archives RehabCast features interviews with Kath Bogie and Jonathan Bean. Dr. Bogie discusses her imaging-based approach to figuring out who’s most at risk of pressure sounds. The population is aging, and it’s time for geriatricians and the rehab medicine field to team up to tackle the demand, says Dr. Bean. Listen Now >>

#RehabCast is the PM&R podcast for all of rehabilitation medicine: physiatry, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, neuropsychology, rehabilitation nursing and more.

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Geriatric Rehabilitation Should Not Be an Oxymoron

Jonathan F. Bean, MD, MS, MPH

The primary concern among older adults seeking health care is maintaining or improving functional independence. This concern is the focus of both rehabilitative care and geriatric medicine; however, collaboration between these fields can be hampered by a lack of mutual understanding of the fundamental principles of the other field. A new article published in the Archives of PM&R by Jonathan Bean et al describes three steps that can be implemented at an organizational or individual level to bridge the fields of geriatric medicine and rehabilitation, allowing them to better serve older patients. Read More