• patients
  • Characteristics of patients with spinal tuberculosis: seven-year experience of a teaching hospital in Southwest China. (biomedsearch.com)
  • CONCLUSION: The annual incidence of spinal tuberculosis remained unchanged throughout the study period and most of the patients did not pay much attention to the disease and received timely treatment. (biomedsearch.com)
  • These studies have served as the theoretical basis for a pilot trial, and then, a well done prospective randomized trial that demonstrated that systemic treatment with antibiotics may yield lasting improvements in a subset of patients with axial back pain. (stanford.edu)
  • Moreover, it was the common practice of the profession to not warn patients of the risk of treatment (when it is small) unless they are asked. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • In the 18th and 19th centuries, a tuberculosis epidemic rampaged throughout Europe and North America, before the German microbiologist Robert Koch discovered the microbial causes of tuberculosis in 1882. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Most common causes include iatrogenic lumbar punctures, burst fractures resulting in posterior migration of fragments of the vertebral body, severe disc herniations, spinal anaesthesia involving trauma from catheters and high local anaesthetic concentrations around the cauda equina, penetrating trauma such as knife wounds or ballistic trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • isoniazid
  • Doctors treat tuberculosis using medications such as isoniazid, Rifadin, Myambutol and Pyrazinamide, according to Healthline. (reference.com)
  • The standard "short" course treatment for TB is isoniazid (along with pyridoxal phosphate to obviate peripheral neuropathy caused by isoniazid), rifampicin (also known as rifampin in the United States), pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for two months, then isoniazid and rifampicin alone for a further four months. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the organism is known to be fully sensitive, then treatment is with isoniazid, rifampicin, and pyrazinamide for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampicin for four months. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment of TB meningitis is isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol for two months, followed by isoniazid and rifampicin alone for a further ten months. (wikipedia.org)
  • cord injury
  • 104.9782 Craig Hospital is a Rehabilitation Hospital in Englewood, Colorado specializing in Spinal cord injury (SCI) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) rehabilitation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Craig Hospital is designated by the National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR) as a Model System Center for both spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Craig Hospital Research Department currently has a staff of 23 with an annual budget of $4 million in federal, state, foundation, and industry-sponsored grants devoted to conducting a wide variety of applied spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Research Department was established in 1974 when Craig Hospital was first awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Model System grant from the US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Blusson Spinal Cord Centre, the world's largest, most advanced and most comprehensive facility devoted to spinal cord injury research and patient care was opened in November 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • Several clinical predictors of spinal tuberculosis have been evaluated but none has been found to be useful. (bmj.com)
  • Tuberculosis has been said to be the great mimicker of our times because of the spectrum of clinical and radiological presentation. (scielo.org.za)
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) studying the clinical benefit of chemotherapy with surgical intervention over chemotherapy alone for the treatment of spinal tuberculosis. (jove.com)
  • The aim of this article is to review the literature concerning the clinical presentation, clinical course and treatment options for managing concurrently-occurring SSE and CSE. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • injuries
  • At any given time, the staff at Craig treats approximately 55 inpatients with spinal cord injuries, 30 with traumatic brain injuries, and 50-60 outpatients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1970s saw an increase in spinal cord injuries resulting from traffic and recreational activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centre
  • Marpole Infirmary building was condemned and Haney facility became a treatment centre for people with alcohol addiction. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnose
  • With computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is now possible to diagnose spinal tuberculosis at an early stage, differentiate it from other diseases, and objectively monitor the progress. (bmj.com)
  • 1999
  • Columbine High School massacre victims - Four of the students injured in the 1999 attack received treatment at Craig. (wikipedia.org)
  • adjacent
  • Neponsit Beach Hospital, also known as Neponsit Beach Hospital for Children, Neponsit Hospital, Neponsit Children's Hospital, and various other names, is a former municipal tuberculosis sanatorium located adjacent to Jacob Riis Park and the Neponsit community on the western end of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens, New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although biological activity in a model organism does not ensure an effect in humans, many drugs, treatments and cures for human diseases are developed in part with the guidance of animal models. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ward would report any supposed genetic or contagious diseases to the central healthcare office in Vienna, which would determine if 'treatment' were necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerve
  • After the conus medullaris, the canal contains a mass of nerves (the cauda equina or "horse-tail") that branches off the lower end of the spinal cord and contains the nerve roots from L1-5 and S1-5. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1955
  • Originally oriented towards the treatment of children, the hospital treated military veterans during and after World War II, but closed in 1955 due to a declining need for tuberculosis hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • treat
  • Around the turn of the 20th century, social journalist Jacob Riis (the namesake for the future Jacob Riis Park) advocated for a children's hospital to be built in the Rockaways, in order treat the increasing cases of tuberculosis in the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Craig is also the NIDRR National Statistical TBI database for the other 15 Model System Centers in the U.S. In 1907, Frank Craig started the Tent Colony of Brotherly Love in Lakewood, Colorado to treat indigent men with tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 264-bed building originally opened on May 14, 1952 as George Pearson Tuberculosis Hospital to treat people with Tuberculosis (TB). (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • Given the general medical opinions about what was acceptable electro-shock practice, they had not been negligent in the way they carried out the treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • Inability to walk, with this unusual sensory examination completes a triad of signs and usually represents spinal tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The species chosen will usually meet a determined taxonomic equivalency to humans, so as to react to disease or its treatment in a way that resembles human physiology as needed. (wikipedia.org)