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The European Academy of Rehabiiltation Medicine Scientific Prize 2016
Dr Kristine Oostra
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Switching from onabotulinumtoxina to abobotulinumtoxina in children with cerebral palsy treated for spasticity: A retrospective safety and efficacy evaluation
Nigar Dursun, Melike Akarsu, Tugba Gokbel, Merve Akyuz, Cagla Karacan, Erbil Dursun
Objectives: To determine whether switching from onabotulinumtoxinA to abobotulinumtoxinA in children with cerebral palsy is safe and whether therapeutic efficacy is maintained. Methods: This retrospective observational study of routine care included 118 children with cerebral palsy (mean age 81.4 months (standard deviation; SD 38.9)) who had switched from onabotulinumtoxinA to abobotulinumtoxinA ...
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Safety and efficacy of recovery-promoting drugs for motor function after stroke: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Nerida Firth, Ruth N. Barker, Kathryn S. Hayward, Julie Bernhardt, Michelle Bellingan, Ronny Gunnarsson
Objective: To investigate the efficacy and safety of drug interventions to promote motor recovery post-stroke. Data sources: CENTRAL, CINAHL, Embase, MEDLINE, SCOPUS and Web of Science. Study selection: Published human randomized controlled trials in which the primary intervention was a drug administered to promote motor recovery post-stroke, vs placebo. Data extraction: Standardized pro forma ...
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Concordance between the Awareness Questionnaire and Self-Awareness of Deficits Interview for identifying impaired self-awareness in individuals with traumatic brain injury in the community
Tamara Ownsworth, Jennifer Fleming, Emmah Doig, David H.K. Shum, Sarah Swan
Objective: To investigate concordance between the Awareness Questionnaire (AQ) and Self-Awareness of Deficits Interview (SADI) for identifying impaired self-awareness in the community after traumatic brain injury. Design: A retrospective file audit was conducted to retrieve data on the AQ and SADI for participants with traumatic brain injury involved in previous studies on community-based outcom ...
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Comparing memory group training and computerized cognitive training for improving memory function following stroke: A phase II randomized controlled trial
Toni D. Withiel, Dana Wong, Jennifer L. Ponsford, Dominique A. Cadilhac , Peter New, Tijana Mihaljcic, Renerus J. Stolwyk
Objectives: Memory deficits are common after stroke, yet remain a high unmet need within the community. The aim of this phase II randomized controlled trial was to determine whether group compensatory or computerized cognitive training approaches were effective in rehabilitating memory following stroke. Methods: A parallel, 3-group, single-blind, randomized controlled trial was used to compare t ...
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Anatomical landmarks for tibial nerve motor branches in the management of spastic equinovarus foot after stroke: An ultrasonographic study
Alessandro Picelli, Elena Chemello, Elisabetta Verzini, Federico Ferrari, Annalisa Brugnera, Marialuisa Gandolfi, Leopold Saltuari, Angela Modenese, Nicola Smania
Objective: To identify the anatomical landmarks of tibial motor nerve branches to the gastrocnemii, soleus and tibialis posterior muscles for selective motor nerve blocks in the management of spastic equinovarus foot. Design: Observational study. Patients: Twenty-five chronic stroke patients with spastic equinovarus foot. Methods: Motor nerve branches to the gastrocnemii, soleus and tibialis po ...
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Robot-assisted locomotor training did not improve walking function in patients with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury: A randomized clinical trial
Anu Piira, Anne M. Lannem, Marit Sørensen, Thomas Glott, Raymond Knutsen, Lone Jørgensen, Knut Gjesdal, Nils Hjeltnes, Synnøve F. Knutsen
Objective: To assess the effects of robot-assisted locomotor training in patients with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury. Design: Randomized single-blind controlled clinical trial. Setting: The intervention site was an outpatient clinic, and pre- and post-evaluations were performed in a rehabilitation hospital. Patients: A total of 24 subjects with American Spinal Injury Association Impai ...
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Role of rehabilitation in chronic stress-induced exhaustion disorder: A narrative review
Johanna Wallensten, Marie Åsberg, Maria Wiklander, Anna Nager
Objective: An increase in numbers of cases of sick leave due to stress have been reported from several European countries during recent decades. Chronic stress-induced exhaustion disorder is associated with physiological and neurobiological perturbations that may contribute to cognitive problems and long-term exhaustion. Rehabilitation of patients with chronic stress-induced exhaustion disorder is ...
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Assessment for incipient hospital-acquired deconditioning in acute hospital settings: A systematic literature review
Susan Gordon, Karen A. Grimmer, Sarah Barras
Objectives: To systematically identify literature reporting on assessment instruments relevant for incipient hospital-acquired deconditioning during acute hospital admissions; evaluate their psychometric properties; and identify individual assessment items to form the basis of a comprehensive acute hospital test battery for hospital-acquired deconditioning. Design and data sources: Systematic evi ...
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Developing interventions to address sexuality after stroke: findings from a four-panel modified Delphi study
Margaret McGrath, Sandra Lever, Annie McCluskey, Emma Power
Background: Although stroke has a profound impact on sexuality there are limited evidence-based interventions to support rehabilitation professionals in this area. The aim of the current research was to prioritize content areas and approaches to sexual rehabilitation from the perspective of stroke survivors, their partners, stroke rehabilitation clinicians and researchers. Methods: A 2-step onlin ...
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Effect of patient education and physical training on quality of life and physical exercise capacity in patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation: A randomized study
Albert M. Joensen, Pia T. Dinesen, Lotte T. Svendsen, Tina K. Hoejbjerg, Annette Fjerbaek, Jane Andreasen, Maria B. Sottrup, Soren Lundbye-Christensen, Henrik Vadmann, Sam Riahi
Objective: To examine the effect of a rehabilitation programme on quality of life and physical capacity in patients with atrial fibrillation. Methods: Patients with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation were randomized to either a 12-week rehabilitation programme with education and physical training (intervention group) or standard care (control group). At baseline, after 3, 6 and 12 mon ...
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Comparison of accelerometer-based arm, leg and trunk activity at weekdays and weekends during subacute inpatient rehabilitation after stroke
Margit Alt Murphy, Sofi Andersson, Anna Danielsson, Jan Wipenmyr, Fredrik Ohlsson
Objective: To determine whether there are differences in arm, leg and trunk activity measured by acceleration between weekdays and weekends in people undergoing rehabilitation in the subacute stage after stroke. Design: Cross-sectional study. Patients: Twenty-eight individuals with stroke (mean age 55.4 years; severe to mild impairment) and 10 healthy controls. Methods: A set of 5 3-axial accel ...
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Sexual health policies in stroke rehabilitation: A multi-national study
Jannike K. Vikan, Marie I. Nilsson, Tamara Bushnik, Wanying Deng, Khamis Elessi, Yael Frost-Bareket, Elena Kovregina, Jeries Shahwan, Hildegun Snekkevik, Elisabet Åkesson, Johan K. Stanghelle, Kerstin S. Fugl-Meyer
Objective: To identify and explore sexual health policies at specialized stroke rehabilitation centres in relation to the perspectives of healthcare personnel concerning sexual health. Design: Cross-sectional study. Subjects: Nine specialized rehabilitation centres representing 7 countries, and healthcare personnel (n = 323) working with stroke rehabilitation at the 9 centres were included ...
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Sense of control: Patients experiences of multimodel pain rehabilitation and its impact in their everyday lives
Anke Samulowitz, Pia Nordström, Malin Wiklund, Nenad Stankovic, Gunnel Hensing
Objective: Long-lasting pain is a challenge for patients’ everyday lives. The aim of this study was to examine how women and men who have participated in multimodal pain rehabilitation experience its impact in their everyday lives. Patients and methods: Individual semi-structured interviews with 5 women and 3 men who had participated in multimodal pain rehabilitation at a clinic in Sweden, ana ...
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Comorbidity has no impact on unplanned discharge or functional gains in persons with dysvascular amputation
Raymond Cheng, Sean Smith, Claire Z. Kalpakjian
Objective: To examine how factors associated with infection, organ failure, poor wound healing, or indices of chronic vascular disease are associated with unplanned transfers and functional gains in a population of dysvascular amputees during inpatient rehabilitation. Design: Cross-sectional. Setting: Inpatient rehabilitation unit at an academic medical centre. Patients: A total of 118 patien ...
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Effects of tai chi on physiology, balance and quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Zonglei Zhou, Ruzhen Zhou, Yan Zhu, Kunpeng Li, Yun Luo, Zengqiao Zhang, Rongsheng Luan
Objective: To systematically synthesize and critically evaluate evidence on the effectiveness of tai chi for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Data sources: Seven electronic databases (Wan Fang, SinoMed, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, VIP, PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library) were systematically searched from their inception to March 2018. Study selection: Randomized controlled ...
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Functional effects of botulinum toxin type A in the hip adductors and subsequent stretching in patients with hereditary spastic paraplegia
Bas J.H. van Lith, Jasper den Boer, Bart P.C. van de Warrenburg, Vivian Weerdesteyn, Alexander C. Geurts
Objective: To investigate the functional effects of bilateral botulinum toxin A treatment and subsequent stretching of spastic hip adductors on gait and reactive lateral stepping responses in patients with pure hereditary spastic paraplegia. Design: Explorative pre-post intervention study. Patients: Twenty-five patients with pure hereditary spastic paraplegia. Methods: Patients were treated wi ...
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