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THE MOST-CITED JOURNAL IN REHABILITATION

 

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Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Archives) is the acclaimed international journal of ACRM covering the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation and allied disciplines.

Original articles report important trends and deliver authoritative information on the therapeutic utilization of physical behavioral and pharmaceutical agents in providing comprehensive care for individuals with chronic illness and disabilities.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the 2017 Impact Factor for Archives is 3.077. The Archives ranks ninth out of 65 journals in the Rehabilitation category and 15th out of 81 in the Sports Sciences category. It also has the highest Impact Factor of all general Rehabilitation journals that are not discipline- or condition-specific.

With 23,438 lifetime citations, Archives is by far the most cited journal in Rehabilitation.


NEW Practice Guideline Update Recommendations Summary: Disorders of Consciousness

For people in a vegetative or minimally conscious state caused by brain injury, an accurate diagnosis and ongoing medical and rehabilitative care based on the latest scientific evidence could mean a better chance for recovery, according to a new guideline by ACRM, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). View the Guideline, Systematic Review and Summaries below.

Practice Guideline Update Recommendations Summary: Disorders of Consciousness

Comprehensive Systematic Review Update Summary: Disorders of Consciousness

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Summary of Evidence-based Guideline for Families and Caregivers: Disorders of Consciousness

Summary of Evidence-based Guideline for Clinicians: Disorders of Consciousness

 


 

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Archives Elite Reviewers 2018

The Editorial Board congratulates the Archives’ 2018 Elite Reviewers. The designation of Elite Reviewer reflects the number, timeliness and quality of reviews contributed to the Archives as judged by the editors. We would not have achieved recognition as a leading rehabilitation journal and been able to contribute to the scientific literature without the dedicated support of our reviewers. Thank you for your many contributions to the peer review process.

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ACRM Members also receive free online access to archival issues of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics published by Elsevier. Non-members may subscribe directly from the Archives website.

 

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The  Archives of PMR iPad® Edition and Android app are free to all ACRM members and Archives subscribers. Simply register to activate your access, then visit the iTunes Store or Google Play Store to download the app.

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The Archives mobile app for iOS or Android allows you to get the content you need, where and when you need it. Both apps share similar features, including:

  • Browse new issues and read new Articles in Press throughout the month, or jump to the featured articles with just a tap!
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  • Interact with figures, tables, multimedia and supplementary content with updated in-article navigation
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  • Get up-to-the-minute alerts on new issues and featured articles by activating the App Alerts

 


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RehabCast is the official monthly podcast of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

 


MARCH 2019 ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

The March 2019 Issue (Volume 100, Issue 3) has published.

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Latest Featured Articles

The Effects of M2M and Adapted Yoga on Physical and Psychosocial Outcomes in People With Multiple Sclerosis
Hui-Ju Young, Tapan S. Mehta, Cassandra Herman, Fuchenchu Wang, James H. Rimmer

Improvement of Upper Limb Motor Control and Function After Competitive and Noncompetitive Volleyball Exercises in Chronic Stroke Survivors: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Mahbubeh Mandehgary Najafabadi, Akram Azad, Hajar Mehdizadeh, Saeed Behzadipour, Maliheh Fakhar, Parvaneh Taghavi Azar Sharabiani, Mohamad Parnianpour, Ghorban Taghizadeh, Kinda Khalaf

Employment Stability in the First 5 Years After Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Dominic DiSanto, Raj G. Kumar, Shannon B. Juengst, Tessa Hart, Therese M. O’Neil-Pirozzi, Nathan D. Zasler, Thomas A. Novack, Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga, Kristin M. Graham, Bridget A. Cotner, Amanda R. Rabinowitz, Sureyya Dikmen, Janet P. Niemeier, Matthew R. Kesinger, Amy K. Wagner

Return-to-Work Barriers Among Manual Workers After Hand Injuries: 1-Year Follow-up Cohort Study
Batia S. Marom, Navah Z. Ratzon, Rafael S. Carel, Moshe Sharabi

 

Latest Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Effects of Postacute Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Including Exercise in Out-of-Hospital Settings in the Aged: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Lotte Verweij, Eva van de Korput, Joost G. Daams, Gerben ter Riet, Ron J.G. Peters, Raoul H.H. Engelbert, Wilma J.M. Scholte op Reimer, Bianca M. Buurman

Does Therapy With Biofeedback Improve Swallowing in Adults With Dysphagia? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Jacqueline K. Benfield, Lisa F. Everton, Philip M. Bath, Timothy J. England

Trigger Point Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Noncancer Pain in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Diarmuid Denneny, Helena C. Frawley, Katrine Petersen, Rebecca McLoughlin, Suzanne Brook, Salma Hassan, Amanda C. Williams

 

Latest Special Communication

First Do No Harm: An Opinion on Bundled Care for Stroke Patients
Mark J. Ashley, Wayne A. Gordon, Brent E. Masel, Peter W. Thomas, Susan H. Connors

 

Latest Information/Education Page

A Guide to Understanding the Benefits of a Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Treatment
Lucas D. Driskell, Michele K. York, Patricia C. Heyn, Mohammed Sanjak, Claire MacAdam

 

Disorders of Consciousness Practice Guideline Update

Practice Guideline Update Recommendations Summary: Disorders of Consciousness
Joseph T. Giacino, Douglas I. Katz, Nicholas D. Schiff, John Whyte, Eric J. Ashman, Stephen Ashwal, Richard Barbano, Flora M. Hammond, Steven Laureys, Geoffrey S.F. Ling, Risa Nakase-Richardson, Ronald T. Seel, Stuart Yablon, Thomas S.D. Getchius, Gary S. Gronseth, Melissa J. Armstrong

Comprehensive Systematic Review Update Summary: Disorders of Consciousness
Joseph T. Giacino, Douglas I. Katz, Nicholas D. Schiff, John Whyte, Eric J. Ashman, Stephen Ashwal, Richard Barbano, Flora M. Hammond, Steven Laureys, Geoffrey S.F. Ling, Risa Nakase-Richardson, Ronald T. Seel, Stuart Yablon, Thomas S.D. Getchius, Gary S. Gronseth, Melissa J. Armstrong

Ethical, Palliative, and Policy Considerations in Disorders of Consciousness
Joseph J. Fins, James L. Bernat

 

Abstracts

2018 ACRM Annual Conference Late-Breaking Research Abstracts

2018 ACRM Annual Conference Abstracts

2018 4th Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury