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  • Use of virtual reality in rehabilitation
    Sebastan Rutkowski, Pawel Kiper, Luisa Cacciante, Błażej Cieślik, Justyna Mazurek, Andrea Turolla, Joanna Szczepańska-Gieracha
  • A prognostic index for post-stroke depression
    Johanne C.C. Rauwenhoff, Suzanne C. Bronswijk, Frenk Peeters, Yvonne Bol, Alexander C. H. Geurts, Caroline M. van Heugten
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    David Fauser, Nadine Schmitt, André Golla, Julia-Marie Zimmer, Wilfried Mau, Matthias Bethge
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    Thomas F. Kallman, Emmanuel Bäckryd
  • Effect of awareness of being monitored on wearing of orthopaedic footwear
    Thijs Lutjeboer, Jaap J. van Netten, Klaas Postema, Juha M. Hijmans
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REVIEW ARTICLE - 2021-01-05
Rehabilitation setting during and after Covid-19: An overview on recommendations
Francesco Agostini, Massimiliano Mangone, Pierangela Ruiu, Teresa Paolucci, Valter Santilli, Andrea Bernetti
CASE REPORT - 2020-11-20
Rehabilitation of patients with platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome in COVID-19 pneumonia: Two case reports
Shuen-Loong Tham, Poo Lee Ong, Audrey Jia Yi Lee, Matthew Rong Jie Tay
CASE REPORT - 2020-09-16
Insights from an interprofessional post-COVID-19 rehabilitation unit: A speech and language therapy and respiratory medicine perspective
Sarah Stierli, Irene Buss, Hermann Redecker, Michael Baumberger, Erika Blättler, Melissa Selb, Sandra Hinter, Barbara Ischer, Hans Schwegler
E-Neurorehabilitation: Use of mobile phone based health applications during the COVID-19 pandemic
Adarsh Kumar Srivastav, Asir John Samuel
SPECIAL REPORT - 2020-09-02
Rehabilitative of COVID-19 patients with acute lower extremity Ischemia and amputation
Luigia Brugliera, Alfio Spina, Paola Castellazzi, Paolo Cimino, Pietro Arcuri, Maria Grazia Deriu, Chiara Zanetta, Sara Monica Angelone, Jody Filippo Capitanio, Federica Alemanno, Carlo Meloni, Giuseppe D'Angelo, Elise Houdayer, Jubin Abutalebi, Pietro Mortini, Sandro Iannaccone
ORIGINAL REPORT - 2020-09-04
Remote rehabilitation for patients with COVID-19
Tomoko Sakai , Chisato Hoshino, Reiko Yamaguchi, Masanobu Hirao, Rui Nakahara, Atsushi Okawa
ORIGINAL REPORT - 2020-08-24
Development of an integrated rehabilitation pathway for individuals recovering from COVID-19 in the community
Manoj Sivan, Stephen Halpin, Lisa Hollingworth, Nicola Snook, Katherine Hickman, Ian J. Clifton
Establishing essential cardiopulmonary physiotherapy services in acute care settings in China
Lucy Hong-mei Zhao, Homer Peng-ming Yu, Margot Skinner, Rik Gosselink, Elizabeth Dean, Alice Y.M. Jones
SPECIAL REPORT - 2020-07-30
Why Rehabilitation must have priority during and after the COVID-19-pandemic: A position statement of the Global Rehabilitation Alliance
Christoph Gutenbrunner, Emma K. Stokes, Karsten Dreinhöfer, Jan Monsbakken, Stephanie Clarke, Pierre Côté, Isabelle Urseau, David Constantine, Claude Tardif, Venkatesh Balakrishna, Boya Nugraha
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Use of virtual reality-based training in different fields of rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Sebastan Rutkowski, Pawel Kiper, Luisa Cacciante, Błażej Cieślik, Justyna Mazurek, Andrea Turolla, Joanna Szczepańska-Gieracha
Virtual reality is an innovative technology consisting of interaction between a user and a computer that involves real-time simulation. The objectives of this review were to analyse the effectiveness of virtual reality interventions within several fields of rehabilitation, and to investigate whether the outcomes differ with respect to the type of virtual reality system used. From an initial search of the literature, 481 records were retrieved. Of these, 20 articles were selected for qualitative analysis. Two independent reviewers selected relevant studies based on the inclusion criteria. Furthermore, 17 studies were included for meta-analysis (i.e. quantitative analysis). The results showed that upper limb function can improve with the use of both specialized and gaming virtual reality. Balance disorders improved with specialized virtual reality, but not with gaming virtual reality. However, no improvements were evident in hand dexterity or gait for either specialized or gaming virtual reality. In conclusion, interventions using specialized and gaming virtual reality can be advantageous for upper extremity, but not for hand dexterity and gait. Specialized virtual reality can improve balance.
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