Tariq Rahman

Summary

Affiliation: Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive exoskeletons for assisting limb movement
    Tariq Rahman
    Department of Biomedical Research, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:583-90. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Robotics, assistive technology, and occupational therapy management to improve upper limb function in pediatric neuromuscular diseases
    Tariq Rahman
    Department of Biomedical Research, Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:701-17. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A body-powered functional upper limb orthosis
    T Rahman
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:675-80. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between brace compliance and outcome for patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    Tariq Rahman
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:420-2. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and testing of a functional arm orthosis in patients with neuromuscular diseases
    Tariq Rahman
    Nemours Biomedical Research, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:244-51. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Wilmington robotic exoskeleton: a novel device to maintain arm improvement in muscular disease
    Thierry Haumont
    Department of Orthopedics, Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:e44-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Tracking manikin tracheal intubation using motion analysis
    Tariq Rahman
    Center for Orthopedics Research and Development, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children and Nemours Children s Clinics, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:701-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Compliance monitoring of brace treatment for patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    Masakazu Takemitsu
    Nemours Children s Clinic Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2070-4; discussion 2074. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Automating arm movement training following severe stroke: functional exercises with quantitative feedback in a gravity-reduced environment
    Robert J Sanchez
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engienering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3975, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:378-89. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Compliance and Posture Monitor
    Tariq Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Passive exoskeletons for assisting limb movement
    Tariq Rahman
    Department of Biomedical Research, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:583-90. 2006
    ..The exoskeleton has two links and 4 degrees of freedom. It uses linear elastic elements that balance the effects of gravity in three dimensions. The experiences of five children with arthrogryposis who used the WREX are described...
  2. doi request reprint Robotics, assistive technology, and occupational therapy management to improve upper limb function in pediatric neuromuscular diseases
    Tariq Rahman
    Department of Biomedical Research, Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:701-17. 2012
    ..The state of the art in therapeutic and assistive robots and orthoses for the upper and lower extremity is also provided...
  3. ncbi request reprint A body-powered functional upper limb orthosis
    T Rahman
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:675-80. 2000
    ..It uses linear elastic elements to balance out the effects of gravity in three dimensions. Preliminary results on testing with ten subjects will be presented...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association between brace compliance and outcome for patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    Tariq Rahman
    Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:420-2. 2005
    ..In the group with low compliance (<90%), 14 of the 25 subjects' curves progressed (56%, P = 0.0075). Results indicate that the more patients comply with brace treatment, the better their chances of a favorable outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Design and testing of a functional arm orthosis in patients with neuromuscular diseases
    Tariq Rahman
    Nemours Biomedical Research, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:244-51. 2007
    ..The range-of-motion in the patients' arms increased considerably, while the time required to complete some of the Jebsen test tasks decreased. Most patients were very receptive to WREX, although a few were ambivalent...
  6. doi request reprint Wilmington robotic exoskeleton: a novel device to maintain arm improvement in muscular disease
    Thierry Haumont
    Department of Orthopedics, Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:e44-9. 2011
    ..Upper-extremity movement is limited in individuals with muscular weakness. This paper describes a novel, articulated upper-extremity orthosis, the Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton (WREX), which helps people overcome this movement deficit...
  7. doi request reprint Tracking manikin tracheal intubation using motion analysis
    Tariq Rahman
    Center for Orthopedics Research and Development, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children and Nemours Children s Clinics, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:701-5. 2011
    ..This study investigates whether laryngoscope motion-tracking technology can be used to differentiate expert versus novice providers' techniques during endotracheal intubation in infant manikins; this may help improve intubation techniques...
  8. ncbi request reprint Compliance monitoring of brace treatment for patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    Masakazu Takemitsu
    Nemours Children s Clinic Wilmington, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2070-4; discussion 2074. 2004
    ..Prospective, blinded study to evaluate compliance with treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Automating arm movement training following severe stroke: functional exercises with quantitative feedback in a gravity-reduced environment
    Robert J Sanchez
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engienering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3975, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14:378-89. 2006
    ..001). These results demonstrate the feasibility of automating upper-extremity rehabilitation therapy for people with severe stroke using passive gravity assistance, a grip sensor, and simple virtual reality software...

Research Grants1

  1. Compliance and Posture Monitor
    Tariq Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Two prototype units will be constructed. Tests of the units will be carried out on five subjects. Once technical feasibility has been demonstrated with human subjects a clinical trial will be undertaken in phase II of the grant. ..