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15 Jun Researchers Call for Standardizing Acute Care Rehab for Poststroke Patients

Researchers taking a look at hospital-based rehabilitation programs found that not all rehabilitation is equal for acute care hospital patients with ischemic stroke.  According to research findings published in the May 2019 issue of Physical Therapy, the researchers found “significant variation” in the use of hospital-based...

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06 Jun Successfully Treating Patients Who Need Significant Respiratory Care

Under Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey’s Respiratory Program, many patients with respiratory failure or on mechanical ventilation are transferred to our facility to be successfully weaned off ventilators, ultimately achieving their highest functioning level. Through our physician and respiratory therapist-led ventilator dependent/weaning protocol, we provide you...

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17 May Partnership Commits to Doubling Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate by 2028

[caption id="attachment_1441" align="alignleft" width="300"] CPR Being Performed. Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[/caption] According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every year more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur across the nation.  Cardiac arrest is a life-threatening condition with about a 10-minute life expectancy without immediate...

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16 May Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey Celebrates National Hospital Week

[caption id="attachment_460" align="alignleft" width="300"] Staff at Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey[/caption] Murphy’s law is a popular adage that typically states, "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong." Yes, accidents happen beyond our control. Illnesses happen, too.  As they occur, there’s one place you can rely...

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10 May Brown University Researchers Say Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage After Heart Attack 

[caption id="attachment_1386" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Brown University[/caption] Brown University Researchers have utilized computational models to design a new viscoelastic patch to reduce damage to heart tissue after a heart attack. They utilized a special blend of starch to help provide mechanical support to the heart...

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