rehabilitation engineering

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rehabilitation engineering

[‚rē·ə‚bil·ə′tā·shən ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
The use of technology to make disabled persons as independent as possible by providing assistive devices to compensate for disability.
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Next, services were coordinated with the rehabilitation engineer and recommendations on possible solutions were made.
There are rehabilitation agencies and rehabilitation engineers who identify abilities in a potential job candidate and who then figure out strategies with employers to help each client with a disability find work.
The program provides rehabilitation engineering and technology services, when applicable, by a team consisting of a technology specialist, an occupational therapist and a rehabilitation engineer.
Irrespective of make/model of the wheelchair, the Approved Repairer for Manchester Disablement Services Centre Wheelchair service is responsible for storage of wheelchairs, delivery and collection of wheelchairs, repairs off-site, workshop repairs, reconditioning of returned powered wheelchairs planned preventative maintenance and modifications to wheelchairs as requested by a Rehabilitation Engineer.
If there are no products that meet the consumer's needs, the rehabilitation engineer can develop a customized solution.
If the placement has been identified, an assistive device specialist, rehabilitation engineer or applications technician should review the technical nature of the computer environment and develop the parameters for the system to successfully interface into the employment site.
Other members of the team may include school therapists and classroom teachers if the child is in school, and a rehabilitation engineer if the child has severe disabilities and needs a custom-designed system.
In addition to parents and child, the team may consist of an occupational therapist and/or physical therapist, a technical person such as a rehabilitation engineer, a physician knowledgeable about positioning, and an adaptive medical equipment dealer.
The Centre~s Consultant in rehabilitation medicine leads the multidisciplinary Prosthetic Service Clinical Team; Prosthetists, Orthotists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nursing Staff, Rehabilitation Engineers, Psychologist and Administration Staff.
The Trust's 5,000 staff engage in more than two million patient interactions each year - district nurses, physiotherapists, health visitors, dietitians, speech and language therapists, rehabilitation engineers, school nurses and many more dedicated professionals working to provide excellent care to the communities we serve.
To rehabilitation engineers, biomechanics means gate analysis, impact forces, and other measurements to help overcome the consequences of aging, pre-existing conditions, or accidental injuries.
This multidisciplinary course is intended for those who are responsible for the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries in the workplace, including ergonomists, occupational safety and health practitioners, industrial hygienists, physicians, physical and occupational therapists, rehabilitation engineers, industrial and design engineers, loss control managers and human resource managers.

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