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Marion Egger

Marion Egger

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Early Stage Researcher at the Schön-Klinik, Bad Aibling

Kontakt

Schön-Klinik Bad Aibling
Kolbermoorer Str. 72
83043 Bad Aibling

Telefon: +49 (0)8061 / 903 1954

Research Interest

Critical illness myopathy (CIM), polyneuropathy (CIP) or their overlap are underdiagnosed conditions within the intensive care setting. They contribute to prolonged mechanical ventilation and ventilator wean failure and ultimately lead to significantly enhanced morbidity and mortality. Although these diagnoses occur quite frequent in the ICU and neurorehabilitation setting (the incidence varies depending on the underlying disease), scientific knowledge is limited: The therapeutic strategies are unsatisfactory and issues such as functional outcomes and long-term recovery remain unclear. In this PhD project the focus lays on the recovery trajectories during the rehabilitation period and a 2-year-follow-up period. Outcome measurements will include assessments of the ICF areas activity, participation and body functioning. Attention will be paid to the recovery according to the underlying disease, the pre-morbid health status and the type of the disease (CIP / CIM or CIMN), as this was mostly neglected so far. Applied rehabilitation therapies will be recorded in order to receive first ideas about successful therapy methods and to prepare an RCT (as so far not a single RCT about therapy exists for this group of patients).

Supervisor

Prof. Dr. Klaus Jahn

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2019 - present     Ph.D. candidate in Medical Research: Epidemiology & Public Health, LMU Munich, Germany
2016 - present     Research associate at Schön Klinik Bad Aibling
2017 - 2019          Master of Science in Epidemiology. LMU, Munich
2012 - 2016 Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy, TH Rosenheim, Germany

 

 Publications

Hösl M, Egger M, Bergmann J, Amberger T, Mueller F, Jahn K (2019): Tempo-spatial gait adaptations in stroke patients when approaching and crossing an elevated surface. Gait Posture. 73:279-285. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2019.07.378.

 

 

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