Recent Publications

Our Findings Fuel Our Patients’ Success

St. Luke’s experts contribute to the global field of rehabilitation through ongoing research and publications. Explore our latest peer-reviewed articles for a glimpse into our dedication to the field and our patients. 

See these citations and others from researchers within the Providence St. Joseph Health system, by visiting our Digital Commons website. 

Bassett S. M., Jordan J. L., & Weeks, D. L. (In Press). Safety and efficacy of early ambulation on an alternative oxygen delivery device for patients receiving bedside heated humidified high flow nasal cannula therapy. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal.

Kincl, L. D., Hess, J. A., Weeks, D. L., Vaughan, A., & Anton, D. (In Press). Efficacy of text messaging apprentices to reinforce ergonomics and safety voice training. Journal of Safety Research.

Anton, D., Bray, M., Hess, J. A., Weeks, D. L., Kincl, L. D., & Vaughan, A. (In Press). Prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal pain in masonry apprentices. Ergonomics.

Weeks, D. L., Ambrose, S. B., & Tindall, A. G. (In Press). The utility of the Modified Mini-Mental State Examination in inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury: Preliminary findings. Brain Injury.

Fellger, A., Sprint, G., Weeks, D., Crooks, E., & Cook, D. J. (In Press). Wearable device-independent next day activity and next night sleep prediction for rehabilitation populations. IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health & Medicine.

Dyck, D. G., Weeks, D. L., Smith, C. L., & Shaw, M. (In Press). Multiple family group intervention for spinal cord injury: Quantitative and qualitative comparison with standard education. The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. View Abstract

Hess, J., Kincl, L. D., Weeks, D. L., Vaughan, A., & Anton, D. (2020). Safety Voice for Ergonomics (SAVE): Evaluation of a masonry apprenticeship training program. Applied Ergonomics, 86, 103083. View Abstract

Sass, L. R., Khani, M., Romm, J., Schmid Daners, M., McCain, K., Freeman, T., Carter, G. T., Weeks, D. L., Petersen, B., Aldred, J., Wingett, D., & Martin, B. A. (2020). Non-invasive MRI quantification of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS, 17, 4. View Abstract  

Fellger, A., Sprint, G., Andrews, A., Weeks, D., & Crooks, E. (2019). Nighttime sleep duration prediction for inpatient rehabilitation using similar actigraphy sequences. 2019 IEEE Healthcare Innovations and Point of Care Technologies, Bethesda, MD, USA, 41-44. View Abstract

Cole, A., & Cox, T. (2019). Treatment of glenohumeral subluxation: A review of the literature and considerations for pediatric population. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98, 706-714. View Abstract  

Neumiller, J. J., Mandal, B., Weeks, D. L., Bautista, E., Gates, B. J., & Corbett, C. F. (2019). Medication discrepancy identification by pharmacists and nurses during transition from hospital to home: potential adverse drug events and associated costs. The Senior Care Pharmacist, 34, 384-392. View Abstract

Laker, S. R., Adair, W.A. 3rd, Annaswamy. T. M., Frank, L. W., Hatzakis, M. Jr., Hubbell, S. L., Ifejika, N. L., Ivanhoe, C. B., Jones, V. A., Lupinacci. M. F., Purcell, A. D., Standaert, C. J., & Dolak, M.A. (2019). American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation position statement on definitions for rehabilitation physician and director of rehabilitation in inpatient rehabilitation settings. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 11, 98-102. View Abstract 

Weeks, D. L., Sprint, G. L., Stilwill, V., Meisen-Vehrs, A. L., & Cook, D. J. (2018). Implementing wearable sensors for continuous assessment of daytime heart rate response in inpatient rehabilitation. Telemedicine and e-Health, 24, 1014-1020 View Abstract

Bodofsky, E. B., & Carter, G. T. (2018). Diagnosing neuropathy in an obese patient. Clinical Neurophysiology; 129:2049. View Abstract

Britton, D., Roeske, A., Ennis, S. K., Benditt, J. O., Quinn, C., & Graville, D. (2018). Utility of pulse oximetry to detect aspiration: An evidence-based systematic review. Dysphagia, 33, 282-292. View Abstract

Ferguson, M. R., Poliachik, S. L., Budech, C. B., Gove, N. E., Carter, G. T., Wang, L. H., Miller, D. G., Shaw, D. W., & Friedman, S. D. (2018). MRI change metrics of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy: Which are the most relevant? Muscle and Nerve, 57, 905-912. View Abstract

Robertson, K., Schmitter-Edgecombe, M., Weeks, D. L., & Pimentel, J. (2018). Naturalistic assessment using a simulated environment: Cognitive correlates and relationship to functional status in individuals with neurologic conditions. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 33, 1024-1039. View Abstract

Sprint, G., Cook, D., Weeks, D., Dahmen, J., & La Fleur, A. (2017). Analyzing sensor-based time series data to track changes in physical activity during inpatient rehabilitation. Sensors, 17, 2219. View Abstract

Neumiller, J. J., Setter, S. M., White, A. M., Corbett, C. F., Weeks, D. L., Daratha, K. B., & Collins, J. B. (2017). Medication discrepancies and potential adverse drug events during transfer of care from hospital to home. In Battles, J., Azam, I., Grady, M., & Reback, K., Eds., Advances in Patient Safety and Medical Liability. Publication No. 17-0017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Rockville, MD; 127-137. View Abstract

Bodofsky, E. B., Carter, G. T., & England, J. D. (2017). Is electrodiagnostic testing for polyneuropathy overutilized? Muscle and Nerve, 55, 301-304. View Abstract

Carlini, B. H., Garrett, S. B., & Carter, G. T. (2017). Medicinal Cannabis: A survey among health care providers in Washington State. The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 34, 85-91. View Abstract

Borisov, V., Sprint, G., Cook, D., & Weeks, D. (2017). Measuring changes in gait and vehicle transfer ability during inpatient rehabilitation with wearable inertial sensors. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, 425-430. View Abstract

Dahmen, J., La Fleur, A., Sprint, G., Cook, D., & Weeks, D. L. (2017). Using Wrist-worn sensors to measure and compare physical activity changes for patients undergoing rehabilitation. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, 667-672. View Abstract

Anton, D., Mohtes-Chan, L., Kincl. L. D., Hess, J. A., & Weeks, D. L. (2017). Effectiveness of text message ergonomics refresher training in young masonry apprentices. Wyatt, R., Subramanian, A.,  & Ware, B. F. (eds.), Proceedings of the XXIXTH Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference. Seattle, WA. 

Weeks, D. L., Greer, C. L., & Willson, M. N. (2016). Statin medication use and nosocomial infection risk in the acute phase of stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 25, 2360-2367. View Abstract

Dyck, D. G., Weeks, D. L., Gross, S., Lederhos, C., Lott, H. A., Wallace, A. J., & Wood, S. M. (2016). Comparison of two psycho-educational family group interventions for improving psycho-social outcomes in persons with spinal cord injury and their caregivers: a randomized-controlled trial of multi-family group intervention versus an active education control condition. BMC Psychology, 4, 40 (Published 26 July 2016).  View Abstract

Anton, D., & Weeks, D. L. (2016). Prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal symptoms among grocery workers. InternationalJournal of Industrial Ergonomics, 54, 139-145.  View Article  

Kincl, L. A., Anton, D., Hess, J., & Weeks, D. L. (2016). Safety Voice for Ergonomics (SAVE) project: protocol for a workplace cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce musculoskeletal disorders in masonry apprentices. BMC Public Health, 16, 362. View Article

Sprint, G., Cook, D. J., Weeks, D. L., & Borisov, V. (2015). Predicting Functional Independence Measure scores during rehabilitation with wearable inertial sensors. IEEE Access, 3, 1350-1366.  View Abstract

Bedlack, R. S., Joyce, N., Carter, G. T., Paganoni, S., & Karam, C. (2015). Complementary and alternative therapies in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Neurologic Clinics, 33, 909-936.  View Abstract

Paganoni, S., Karam, C. Y., Joyce, N., Bedlack, R., & Carter, G.T. (2015). Comprehensive rehabilitative care across the spectrum of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.  NeuroRehabilitation, 37, 53-68.  View Abstract

Carter, G. T., & Weiss, M. D. (2015). Diagnosis and treatment of work-related proximal median and radial nerve entrapment. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 26, 539-549.  View Abstract

Carter, G. T., Weiss, M. D., Friedman, A. S., Allan, C. H., & Robinson. L. (2015). Diagnosis and treatment of work-related ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 26, 513-522.  View Abstract

Weeks, D. L., Whitney, A. A., Tindall, A. G., & Carter, G. T. (2015). A pilot randomized trial comparing inter-session scheduling of biofeedback results to individuals with chronic pain: Influence on psychological function and pain intensity. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94, 869-878.  View Abstract

Bisset, D. R., Stepniak-Konieczna, E. A., Zavaljevski, M., Wei, J., Carter, G. T., Weiss, M. D., & Chamberlain, J. R. (2015). Therapeutic impact of systemic AAV-mediated RNA interference in a mouse model of myotonic dystrophy. Human Molecular Genetics, pii: ddv219.  View Abstract   

Miller, R. G., Block, G., Katz, J. S., Barohn, R. J., Gopalakrishnan, V., Cudkowicz, M., et al; Carter, G. T., et al. (2015). Randomized phase 2 trial of NP001-a novel immune regulator: Safety and early efficacy in ALS. Neurology, Neuroimmunology, and Neuroinflammation, 2, e100.  View Abstract

Weeks, D. L., French, B. F., Davis, A. D., & Towle, L. A. (2015). Development and validation of the Diabetes Knowledge Assessment Test for use in medical rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37, 802-811.  View Abstract

Shelly, B., Wang, V., Tanner, H., & King, P. M. (2015). The female genital/reproductive system. In C. C. Goodman & K. S. Fuller (Eds.), Pathology: Implications for the physical therapist (4th ed.) (pp. 1020-1086). St. Louis, MO: Saunders.

Carter, G.T., Javaher, S. P., Nguyen, M. V., Garret, S., & Carlini, B. H. (2015). Re-branding cannabis: The next generation of chronic pain medicine?  Pain Management, 5, 13-21.  View Abstract

Sprint, G. L., Cook, D. J., & Weeks, D. L. (2015). Towards automating clinical assessments: A survey of the Timed Up and Go. IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 8, 64-77.   View Abstract

Yilmaz, U., Bird, T. T., Carter, G. T., Wang, L. H., & Weiss, M. D. (2014). Pain in hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy: An association with fibromyalgia syndrome? Muscle and Nerve, 51, 385-390.  View Abstract

Baumrucker, S. J., Carter, G.T., McCall-Burton, M., Stolick, M., Oertli, K. A., Schmidt, L. S., & Adkins, R. W. (2015). Suicide and Self-Determination. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print].  View Abstract

Weeks, D. L., Keeney, B. J., Evans, P. C., Moore, Q. D., & Conrad, D. A. (2015). Provider perceptions of the electronic health record incentive programs: a survey of eligible professionals who have and have not attested to meaningful use. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30, 123-130.  View Abstract

Carter, G. T. (2015). Pediatric rehabilitation. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 26(1), ix-xi.  View Abstract  


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