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Care and rehabilitation: Focus on digitization

Dear Sir or Madam,

Digitization meanwhile determines many different aspects of our lives. So it seems to be only logical that it gradually also affects the areas of care and rehabilitation. How much focus is already being placed on digitization here, can be read in our Topic of the Month October.

Have a nice week!

Nadine Lormis
Editorial team REHACARE.com

Graphic: 6 to 9 October 2021, REHACARE International Trade Fair for Rehabilitation and Care, Düsseldorf, Germany

Content

Topic of the Month
News from the field of Women & Kids
All about REHACARE: Outdoor activities
News from the field of Auxiliary Means
How we roll
More news from the field of Auxiliary Means
All about REHACARE: Sports wheelchairs
News from the field of Research & Health
All about REHACARE: Mobility

Care and rehabilitation: Focus on digitization

Topic of the Month

Photo: Female nurse points her finger at the screen of the tablet she is holding in her hand; Copyright: PantherMedia/EdZbarzhyvetsky
Whether in prevention or rehabilitation – digitization offers support for complex processes. While special software and apps, for example, can relieve nursing staff through time-saving and efficient work, digitally oriented research projects enable optimal management of multiple sclerosis. Find out more in our current Topic of the Month October: Care and rehabilitation: Focus on digitization.
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Women & Kids

Diabetes: 15-year trend persists in disparate insulin pump use in children

Insulin pumps are widely used in the management of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and reviews have shown insulin pump therapy to be associated with improved glycemic control, fewer severe hypoglycemia events, and improved quality of life. Yet, non-Hispanic white children (NHW) are more than twice as likely as non-Hispanic Black children (NHB) to use this technology.
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Women & Kids

ADHD: Girls benefit from doing sports

When it comes to ADHD, girls – but not boys – who participate actively in school sports activities in middle childhood show improved behaviour and attentiveness in early adolescence, suggests a new Canadian study published in Preventative Medicine.
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Joëlette Kid makes outdoor experiences more accessible

All about REHACARE

Photo: Parents together jogging with her daughter sitting in the Joëlette Kid; Copyright: Joëlette And Co by Ferriol-Matrat
Going on new adventures with the whole family is fun for everybody. At least, if the necessary assistive devices meet the needs of their users. So does Joëlette Kid – the new all-terrain chair by Ferriol-Matrat. In an interview with REHACARE.com, Alison-Lore Bourget told us about the special features and how especially the children react to their new possibilities.
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Auxiliary Means

Ultra-low-cost hearing aid could address age-related hearing loss worldwide

Using a device that could be built with a dollar's worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can't afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss.
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Auxiliary Means

CYBATHLON 2020 with live broadcast from 23 countries

The world’s second ever CYBATHLON competition will take place on 13 and 14 November 2020 in a new global format. 70 teams from all over the world will start in their respective home countries. The CYBATHLON organizers and participants will embed content into a live programme and broadcast delivered via a new online platform. Ten Swiss teams will compete locally on the campus of ETH Zurich.
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Jörg von de Fenn – That's how he rolls

How we roll

Photo: Jörg von de Fenn photographed from below with a "Pro Retina" button on his shirt and a cane for the blind in his hand; Copyright: Fabienne Karmann Photography
Climbing as a blind person? Jörg von de Fenn proves that this is possible. He would love to climb the Watzmann east face or the Eiger north face. Why this has failed so far, what he would stand up for as Commissioner for the Disabled and how he otherwise rolls, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Auxiliary Means

Biomimetic hand prosthesis Hannes uniquely similar to a human hand

The prosthetic hand Hannes is able to restore over 90 percent of functionality to people with upper-limb amputations and its concept was awarded the international industrial design prize Compasso d'Oro.
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EXTRA: Made to measure sports wheelchair for a better performance

All about REHACARE

Photo collage: The turkish wheelchair basketball players Cem Gezinci, Ozgur Gurbulak and the tennis player Ugur Altinel; Copyright: ExtraWheelchairs
Solid and adapted – this is how auxiliary means for competitive sports such as wheelchair basketball should be. That's why EXTRA wheelchairs from Turkey offers made to measure sports wheelchairs to professional sports people. REHACARE.com talked to Demirhan Serefhan, Managing Director of EXTRA, about the importance of customization and valuable feedback directly from the basketball court.
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Research & Health

Rehabilitation after stroke: There's no place like home

Stroke patients who get professional rehabilitation training in their homes through live video consultations may recover their motor skills better than those who do their rehab in person with a therapist at an outpatient rehabilitation facility, according to a new study. Remote rehabilitation may also promote greater brain connectivity, the study said.
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Mobility: Small hand control systems with a big effect

All about REHACARE

Photo: The ACCEL QUAD system by Sojadis; Copyright: Sojadis Equipement
Simple, ergonomic, reliable – the multifunctional handles, ACCEL BIKE and ACCEL QUAD, enable improved participation in a mobile and self-determined life. What the two solutions have in common and yet differ, Pierre Gouraud, International Sales of Sojadis Equipement, reveals in an interview with REHACARE.com.
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