Diana H Rintala

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Feasibility of using cranial electrotherapy stimulation for pain in persons with Parkinson's disease
    Diana H Rintala
    Research Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2010:569154. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Preventing recurrent pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury: impact of a structured education and follow-up intervention
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1429-41. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of assistance dogs on persons with mobility or hearing impairments: a pilot study
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:489-503. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effectiveness of amitriptyline and gabapentin on chronic neuropathic pain in persons with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1547-60. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of chronic pain in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:573-84. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Subjective stress in male veterans with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:291-304. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Telerehabilitation for veterans with a lower-limb amputation or ulcer: Technical acceptability of data
    Diana H Rintala
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:481-90. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting consistency of pain over a 10-year period in persons with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    VAMC 153, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:75-88. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in FIM scores and length of stay for underinsured patients undergoing stroke inpatient rehabilitation
    Faye Y Chiou-Tan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Center for Trauma Rehabilitation Research, Harris County Hospital District, Houston, Texas 77004, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:415-23. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Effect of dronabinol on central neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury: a pilot study
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:840-8. 2010

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Publications28

  1. pmc Feasibility of using cranial electrotherapy stimulation for pain in persons with Parkinson's disease
    Diana H Rintala
    Research Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Parkinsons Dis 2010:569154. 2010
    ..A larger study is needed to determine the characteristics of persons who may experience meaningful pain reduction with CES. Guidelines for future studies are provided...
  2. doi request reprint Preventing recurrent pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury: impact of a structured education and follow-up intervention
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1429-41. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that enhanced education and structured follow-up after pressure ulcer surgery will result in fewer recurrences...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of assistance dogs on persons with mobility or hearing impairments: a pilot study
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:489-503. 2008
    ..Assistance dogs had a major positive impact on the lives of recipients. More appropriate measurement instruments are needed to capture the impact of these dogs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effectiveness of amitriptyline and gabapentin on chronic neuropathic pain in persons with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1547-60. 2007
    ..To test the hypotheses that both amitriptyline and gabapentin are more effective in relieving neuropathic pain than an active placebo, diphenhydramine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of chronic pain in veterans with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:573-84. 2005
    ..The most commonly selected pain descriptors were "aching," "sharp," "hot-burning," and "tiring-exhausting." More research is needed to identify better ways to prevent, assess, and treat chronic pain in the veteran SCI population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Subjective stress in male veterans with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:291-304. 2005
    ..Stress management programs designed specifically to meet the needs of veterans with SCI are needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Telerehabilitation for veterans with a lower-limb amputation or ulcer: Technical acceptability of data
    Diana H Rintala
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:481-90. 2004
    ..The next phase of the study will include in-home trials and improvements in the technology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting consistency of pain over a 10-year period in persons with spinal cord injury
    Diana H Rintala
    VAMC 153, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:75-88. 2004
    ..Women consistently reporting pain had more stress at Phase 1 than women inconsistently reporting pain. Persons with SCI at risk for chronic pain should be identified and referred to a multidisciplinary pain management program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in FIM scores and length of stay for underinsured patients undergoing stroke inpatient rehabilitation
    Faye Y Chiou-Tan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Center for Trauma Rehabilitation Research, Harris County Hospital District, Houston, Texas 77004, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:415-23. 2006
    ..To explore racial/ethnic differences in FIM data from admission to discharge in underinsured patients undergoing inpatient stroke rehabilitation...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of dronabinol on central neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury: a pilot study
    Diana H Rintala
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:840-8. 2010
    ..To test the efficacy and safety of a cannabinoid, dronabinol, compared with an active control, diphenhydramine, in relieving neuropathic pain in persons with spinal cord injury...
  11. doi request reprint Reliability of the non-instrumented walk test in persons with Parkinson's disease
    Mon S Bryant
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 35:538-42. 2013
    ..To study the reliability of a Non-Instrumented Walk Test in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  12. pmc Efficacy of cranial electrotherapy stimulation for neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury: a multi-site randomized controlled trial with a secondary 6-month open-label phase
    Gabriel Tan
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 34:285-96. 2011
    ..Cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) has been effective in managing some types of pain. It involves the application of a small amount of current through the head via ear clip electrodes...
  13. doi request reprint Gait variability in Parkinson's disease: influence of walking speed and dopaminergic treatment
    Mon S Bryant
    School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Neurol Res 33:959-64. 2011
    ..To study the effects of levodopa and walking speed on gait variability in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of hemoglobin levels, acute hemoglobin decrease, age, and co-morbidities with rehabilitation outcomes after total knee replacement
    Xin Wang
    Baylor College of Medicine University of Texas Houston Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Houston, Texas 77030 4298, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:451-6; quiz 457-9. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the association of preoperative and postoperative hemoglobin levels with rehabilitation outcomes, age, and selected co-morbidities..
  15. ncbi request reprint Using cranial electrotherapy stimulation to treat pain associated with spinal cord injury
    Gabriel Tan
    Pain Section, Anesthesiology 145, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:461-74. 2006
    ..6 pre- vs postintervention, p = 0.004) in contrast to the nonsignificant decrease in the sham CES group (-4.7 pre- vs postintervention, p = 0.24). These results suggest that CES can effectively treat chronic pain in persons with SCI...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury: a retrospective study
    Susan L Garber
    Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:433-41. 2003
    ..Innovative approaches are needed to reduce pressure ulcer risk in veterans with SCI...
  17. ncbi request reprint Informal care providers for veterans with SCI: who are they and how are they doing?
    Susan Robinson-Whelen
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:511-6. 2003
    ..Of particular concern, more than half reported that they did not have anyone else willing and able to provide assistance if their primary family caregiver became permanently unable to care for them...
  18. ncbi request reprint A structured educational model to improve pressure ulcer prevention knowledge in veterans with spinal cord dysfunction
    Susan L Garber
    Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 39:575-88. 2002
    ..It also describes the correlates of pressure ulcer knowledge at admission and discharge...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of fear of falling on gait and balance in Parkinson's disease
    Mon S Bryant
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 36:744-8. 2014
    ..Clinicians should be aware that FoF has a negative impact on gait and balance in individuals with PD. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical medicine and rehabilitation conditions in the Astrodome clinic after hurricane Katrina
    Faye Y Chiou-Tan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77004, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:762-9. 2007
    ..To report the physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR) conditions seen in the Astrodome Clinic after Hurricane Katrina...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of dalteparin and enoxaparin for deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in patients with spinal cord injury
    Faye Y Chiou-Tan
    Alliance Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77004, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 82:678-85. 2003
    ..To determine differences between dalteparin and enoxaparin in patients with spinal cord injury...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perceived preparedness for physiatric specialization and future career goals of graduating postgraduate year IV residents during the 2004-2005 academic year
    Vishwa S Raj
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:1001-6. 2007
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  23. pmc Evaluation of a new device to prevent falls in persons with Parkinson's disease
    Mon S Bryant
    School of Health Professions, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 4:357-63. 2009
    ..To compare walking characteristics of individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) using a new walking aid, the WalkAbout, with usual walking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low ejection fraction: effect on the rehabilitation progress and outcome of stroke patients
    C George Kevorkian
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:655-61. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of low ejection fraction (<or=35%) on the rehabilitation progress and outcome of stroke patients and compare these variables with patients with high ejection fraction (>35%)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of vitamins A, C, and E in persons with chronic spinal cord injury living in the community
    Robabeh M Moussavi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1061-7. 2003
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  26. pmc Pain after spinal cord injury: an evidence-based review for clinical practice and research. Report of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Spinal Cord Injury Measures meeting
    Thomas N Bryce
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, 5 East 98th Street, 6th Floor, Box 1240B, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:421-40. 2007
    ..To examine the reliability, validity, sensitivity, and practicality of various outcome measures for pain after spinal cord injury (SCI), and to provide recommendations for specific measures for use in clinical trials...
  27. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of healing touch and progressive relaxation for chronic neuropathic pain in persons with spinal cord injury
    Diane Wind Wardell
    University of Texas Houston Hhealthcare system, USA
    J Holist Nurs 24:231-40; discussion 241-4. 2006
    ..Participants reported various experiences with HT sessions indicating that it may have benefit in the complex response to chronic pain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gender differences regarding career issues and promotion in academic physical medicine and rehabilitation
    Amy O Bowles
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:918-25. 2007
    ..To assess gender differences in academic progress and attitudes toward promotion in academic physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R)...