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Peer-Reviewed Articles of Casa Colina

The following peer-reviewed articles represent the wide range of clinical research studies conducted at Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation and in collaboration with other institutions. The subjects of these publications include aquatic therapy, autism, and neurological research to name a few. You may review each of these articles by clicking on the Pubmed link below each title. Pubmed is an online collection of biomedical journals archived by the National Library of Medicine, a trusted resource of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Johnson, S., Rodriguez, J.,Rosario, E.R. (2011) Measuring the efficacy of physical rehabilitation for low back pain. The Journal of Southern California Clinicians 5 (1): 22-29.

Carroll J.C., Rosario, E.R. (2012) The potential use of hormone-based therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Current Alzheimer Research 9 (1) 18-34.

Kwan, F., Kaplan, S., Hudson-McKinney, M., Redman-Bentley, D., Rosario, E.R. (2012) Comparison of Fallers and Non-fallers at an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility: A Retrospective Review. Rehabilitation Nursing 37 (1): 30 – 36.

Rosario, E.R., Aqeel, R., Brown, M.A., Sanchez, G., Moore, C., Patterson, D. (2013) Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury affects functional improvement during acute inpatient rehabilitation. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 28 (5): 390-6.

Hahn, J.E., Aronow, H.U., Rosario, E.R., Guenther, N. (2013) Multidimensional health risk appraisal among adults aging with acquired disabilities. Disability and Health Journal 6 (3): 195-203.

Rosario, E.R., Bustos, M.R., Moore, C. (2013) Hypothalamic Pituitary Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Social Care and Neurodisability 4 (3/4).

Rosario ER, Kaplan SE, Khonsari S, Patterson D. Predicting and Assessing Fall Risk in an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Rehabilitation Nursing (In press).

Johnson, S. (2010). "Healing in the "Warm Springs of the West." Aquatic therapy is a tradition at Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation." Rehab Manag 23(5): 10-13.

Nicholson, B., E. Ross, et al. (2006). "Treatment of chronic moderate-to-severe non-malignant pain with polymer-coated extended-release morphine sulfate capsules." Curr Med Res Opin 22(3): 539-550.

Keil, K., J. Baldo, et al. (2005). "Role of frontal cortex in inferential reasoning: evidence from the word context test." J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11(4): 426-433.

Niemeyer, L. O., H. U. Aronow, et al. (2004). "A pilot study to investigate shoulder muscle fatigue during a sustained isometric wheelchair-propulsion effort using surface EMG." Am J Occup Ther 58(5): 587-593.

Spitzer, S. L. (2003). "Using participant observation to study the meaning of occupations of young children with autism and other developmental disabilities." Am J Occup Ther 57(1): 66-76.

Ween, J. E. and L. A. Shutter (2002). "Influence of specific stroke diagnosis on prognostication, recovery, and early management." Top Stroke Rehabil 9(2): 12-22.

Ween, J. E. and L. A. Shutter (2002). "Modern stroke unit." Top Stroke Rehabil 9(2): 1-11.

Siebens, H., H. Aronow, et al. (2000). "A randomized controlled trial of exercise to improve outcomes of acute hospitalization in older adults." J Am Geriatr Soc 48(12): 1545-1552.

Keith, R. A. (1998). "Patient satisfaction and rehabilitation services." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 79(9): 1122-1128.

Keith, R. A. (1997). "Treatment strength in rehabilitation." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78(12): 1298-1304.

Keith, R. A. (1996). "Rehabilitation after stroke: cost-effectiveness analyses." J R Soc Med 89(11): 631-633.

Keith, R. A. (1995). "Conceptual basis of outcome measures." Am J Phys Med Rehabil 74(1): 73-80.

Keith, R. A., D. B. Wilson, et al. (1995). "Acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke: a comparison." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 76(6): 495-500.

Tiep, B. (1995). "Portable oxygen therapy with oxygen conserving devices and methodologies." Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 50(1): 51-57.

Keith, R. A. (1994). "Functional status and health status." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 75(4): 478-483.

Katzmann, S. and C. Mix (1994). "Improving functional independence in a patient with encephalitis through behavior modification shaping techniques." Am J Occup Ther 48(3): 259-262.

Wood, R. L., T. B. Winkowski, et al. (1992). "Evaluating sensory regulation as a method to improve awareness in patients with altered states of consciousness: a pilot study." Brain Inj 6(5): 411-418.

Keith, R. A. (1991). "The comprehensive treatment team in rehabilitation." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 72(5): 269-274.

Wilson, D. B., D. M. Houle, et al. (1991). "Stroke rehabilitation: a model predicting return home." West J Med 154(5): 587-590.

Corbet, B. and J. G. Madorsky (1991). "Physicians with disabilities." West J Med 154(5): 514-521.

Tiep, B. L. (1991). "Reversing disability of irreversible lung disease." West J Med 154(5): 591-597.

Rebhun, J., J. G. Madorsky, et al. (1991). "Proteins of the complement system and acute phase reactants in sera of patients with spinal cord injury." Ann Allergy 66(4): 335-338.

Tiep, B. L., K. L. Christopher, et al. (1990). "Pulsed nasal and transtracheal oxygen delivery." Chest 97(2): 364-368.

Keith, R. A. (1990). "Status of measurement in stroke rehabilitation outcomes." Stroke 21(9 Suppl): II30-31.

Tiep, B. L. (1990). "Long-term home oxygen therapy." Clin Chest Med 11(3): 505-521.

Tiep, B. L., M. Burns, et al. (1989). "A new pendant oxygen-conserving cannula which allows pursed lips breathing." Chest 95(4): 857-860.

Tiep, B. L. (1989). "Inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation. A team approach to the more fragile patient." Postgrad Med 86(6): 141-142, 147-150.

Madorsky, J. G., J. R. Scanlon, et al. (1989). "Kung-Fu: synthesis of wheelchair sport and self-protection." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 70(6): 490-492.

Madorsky, J. G. (1989). "The patient and the professional: partners in sickness and in health." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 70(5): 415-417.

Gottlieb, H., B. L. Alperson, et al. (1988). "Self-management for medication reduction in chronic low back pain." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 69(6): 442-448.

Madorsky, J. G. and A. G. Madorsky (1988). "Scuba diving: taking the wheelchair out of wheelchair sports." Arch Phys Med Rehabil 69(3 Pt 1): 215-218.