Tag Archives: Burn Injury

Burn Research in Focus for Burn Awareness Week

For National Burn Awareness Week, we look to the exceptional work of the Burn Model System Centers and more than 30 years of research in rehabilitation and community participation. Continue reading

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Resources from the NIDILRR Community for the Spanish-Speaking Disability Community

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (in English), a disability is “any condition of the body or mind that makes it more difficult for the person with the condition to do certain activities and interact with … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2020 on Pediatric Burn Injury

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My granddaughter has a burn injury. What research, information and resources are available to help her? This edition of … Continue reading

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Burn Model Systems – More than 25 Years of Leadership in Burn Injury Research

This is National Burn Awareness Week, sponsored by the American Burn Association, and we’re taking some time to spotlight more than 25 years of research and development from the Burn Model System (BMS) Centers, first funded by NIDILRR in 1993. … Continue reading

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The Model Systems Databases – A Wealth of Data at Your Fingertips

What are the leading causes of spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury? How can a person’s age when they were injured impact their recovery? How many people with these injuries return to work? These are the kinds … Continue reading

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Chronic pain and disability: Pain Awareness Month

The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) defines chronic pain as “ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury or more than 3 to 6 months, and which adversely affects the individual’s well-being.” In other … Continue reading

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State of the Science in Burn Research 2016

The 2016 American Burn Association State of the Science in Burn Injury Conference is taking place February 22nd and 23rd here in Washington, DC. Co-sponsored by NIDILRR, the conference will define the goals, priorities, and needs for burn research for the … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Spanish Resources from the NIDILRR Community

Did you know NARIC is not the only NIDILRR-funded project that offers information and resources in Spanish? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center offers factsheets for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury in Spanish. These consumer-level factsheets were developed … Continue reading

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April is OT Month – Add These Resources to Your Toolbox!

The American Occupational Therapy Association has declared April to be Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapists (OTs) are clinically trained professionals who help people with disabilities and those recovering from illness and injury to do the things they want and need … Continue reading

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Learning about the North Texas Burn Rehabilitation Model System.

The North Texas Burn Rehabilitation Model System (NTBRMS) conducts a comprehensive program of care, rehabilitation, and research involving children and adults who experience major burn injuries. This system includes Parkland Health & Hospital System and the University of Texas Southwestern … Continue reading

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