A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan My rating: 3 of 5 stars Although I did enjoy this one, I feel like it was a lot of fluff and not much advancement of the plot. It went, “Blah, blah, blah”… and then Rand kills a Forsaken… again. Whoopee. Even the manner of the death was … Continue reading Book Review: A Crown of Swords
Racism in Medicine: An “Open Secret” as originally seen on CNN. We’ve discussed bias medical professionals may have toward their patients, but what about the flip side? What about when a patient has an unwarranted bias against their caregiver? First of all, what does that look like coming from a patient? The article mentions several … Continue reading Biases and Sexy Gringas
500,000 Elderly People Go Missing in China Every Year as originally seen in CNN Wandering can happen to any person who gets confused or spatially disoriented. Wandering happens when a person cannot find their way back to a safe environment or “home base.” I’ve seen it mostly in dementia and brain injury cases. In fact, I … Continue reading Wandering: The Next Epidemic?
Who: OTs, PTs, SLPs What: 2016 Neurological Vision Impairment Symposium: Clinical Evaluation and Management of Visual and Perceptual Impairments Following Adult Acquired Brain Injury: A “Hands-On” Approach When: November 5-6, 2016 Where: Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona Why: Objectives: States a basic understanding of the anatomy and function of normal vision systems. Define common visual … Continue reading CCU Alert! 2016 Neurological Vision Impairment Symposium
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars This one started off slow. Really slow. But I suppose that goes with the title, as there’s not much of anything slower than a long commute by train. However, it did tickle my brain and make me think, “Who dun it?” … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl on the Train
Recognition of central sensitization in patients with musculoskeletal pain: Application of pain neurophysiology in manual therapy practice as originally seen in Manual Therapy So our final trip into pain science for the time being will be to look at this article and learn how to spot central sensitization. The article suggests looking first at the … Continue reading How to Recognize Central Sensitization
Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal by Aviva Chomsky My rating: 5 of 5 stars I learned so much from this book! I read a good part of it while on a road trip. I kept having the husband turn down the music as I read him sections. I had no idea how convoluted our current … Continue reading Book Review: Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal