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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Christopher, 23, from Anfield, a rehabilitation engineer technician for Liverpool wheelchair service, returned to the UK last week after leading Britain to a gold medal win for boxing against a competitor from the host nation.
He worked as a Rehabilitation Engineer at Crotched Mountain and started his own medical equipment business, He also developed and tested individual protection and field equipment as a civilian employee of the US Department of Defense in Natick, MA and Delta Junction, AK.
During his career with PB, Barsoom has held several positions including senior principal technical specialist, technical manager and national pipeline rehabilitation engineer.
Mark Webber, a rehabilitation engineer for Coventry wheel chair service, said he has been watching as much of the series as possible.
This will make the job for the rehabilitation engineer easier.
We work within a wide range of areas from low to high tech, for example, we were approached by a physiotherapist rehabilitation engineer from the south Birmingham PCT who had developed a mechanism to lift a wheelchair into a car.
Prof Garth, a rehabilitation engineer at the university's Institute for Ageing and Health, said: "As with many professions in the NHS, there is a shortage of physiotherapists who are very highly-skilled and expensive to employ.
If there are no products that meet the consumer's needs, the rehabilitation engineer can develop a customized solution.
Using local resources in providing assistive technology or: what to do until the rehabilitation engineer arrives.
To increase self-efficacy through performance accomplishments a counselor might provide assistive devices and consult with a rehabilitation engineer to assist the individual in performing daily living tasks.

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