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ORIGINAL REPORT
Remote rehabilitation for patients with COVID-19
Tomoko Sakai , Chisato Hoshino, Reiko Yamaguchi, Masanobu Hirao, Rui Nakahara, Atsushi Okawa
Objective: To describe the effectiveness and risk management of remote rehabilitation for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Design: Single-centre, retrospective, observational study. Patients: COVID-19 patients undergoing rehabilitation (24 April to 24 May 2020). Methods: All COVID-19 inpatients undergoing rehabilitation in the general ward were assessed. Data were collected on age, sex, ...
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Potential cost savings for selected non-pharmacological treatment strategies for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in Finland
Ari Rosenvall, Lauri Sääksvuori, Harriet Finne-Soveri, Ismo Linnosmaa, Antti Malmivaara
Objective: To compare the costs and monetary benefits of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in real-world settings. Methods: A systematic review was performed to determine the most effective treatment strategies for being able to stay at home for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Care-management, family support, and multidisciplinary rehabilitation were i ...
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Predicting admission to post-acute inpatient rehabilitation in patients with acute stroke
Feng-Hang Chang, Yen-Nung Lin, Tsan-Hon Liou, Jui-Chi Lin, Cheng-Hsun Yang, Hsien-Lin Cheng
Objective: To identify predictors of admission to post-acute inpatient rehabilitation settings follow-ing acute care for stroke survivors in Taiwan. Design: Prospective observation study. Participants: Stroke survivors (n = 558) admitted to acute care wards for inpatient rehabilitation (62% male; mean age 60.0 ± 12.2 years). Methods: The primary outcome was whether survivors were admit ...
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COMMENTARY
Response to letter to the editor from Franco Franchignoni and Andrea Giordano
Kazuhiro Miyata, Shigeru Usuda
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
ON THE STRUCTURAL VALIDITY OF BESTEST, MINI-BESTEST AND BRIEF-BESTEST
Franco Franchignoni, Andrea Giordano
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Strategies for learning glossopharyngeal breathing in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A feasibility case series
Koshiro Haruyama, Yosuke Yamaha, Miyuki Ito, Tomoyoshi Otsuka, Michiyuki Kawakami
Objective: To propose alternative learning strategies for glossopharyngeal breathing in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and healthy men. Design: A feasibility study with small case series. Subjects: Five boys with DMD and 7 male physical therapists as healthy controls who had not learned glossopharyngeal breathing. Methods: Participants were instructed in a glossopharyngeal brea ...
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CASE REPORT
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
Objective: We present a case report that complements the conclusion of Stam et al. in their call to rehabilitation facilities to anticipate and prepare to address post intensive care syndrome in post-Covid-19 patients. Methods: The case report presented here provides insight into treating mechanically ventilated post-Covid-19 patients. Results: Early intervention with dysphagia therapy and spee ...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
E-Neurorehabilitation: Use of mobile phone based health applications during the COVID-19 pandemic
Adarsh Kumar Srivastav, Asir John Samuel
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Effects of isokinetic knee muscle training on bone morphogenetic proteins and inflammatory biomarkers in post-traumatic osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament injury: A randomized trial
Gopal Nambi, Walid Kamal Abdelbasset, Saud M. Alrawaili, Tamer E. Elnegamy, Ahmed M. Abodonya, Ayman K. Saleh, Anju Verma
Objective: To determine the effects of isokinetic training of the knee muscles on bone morphogenetic proteins and inflammatory biomarkers in post-traumatic osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament injury in university football players. Methods: A total of 60 participants with post-traumatic osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament injury were randomly allocated into 3 groups: isokin ...
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Further effects of electromechanically assisted gait trainer (Exowalk®) in patients with chronic stroke: A randomized controlled trial
Yeon-Gyo Nam, Jin Woo Park, Ho Jun Lee, Ki Yeun Nam, Myong Ryol Choi, Chang Seon Yu, Liguo Zhu, Xu Zhang, Jin Won Lee, Bum Sun Kwon
Objective: To assess the effect on walking ability of electromechanically assisted gait training with a gait trainer (Exowalk®) for patients with chronic stroke. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Subjects: Forty patients with hemiplegia after stroke. Methods: Patients were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups. The control group underwent physical therapist-assisted gait tra ...
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Post-stroke health-related quality of life at 3 and 12 months and predictors of change in a Danish and Arctic Norwegian Region
Guri Heiberg, Oddgeir Friborg, Synne Garder Pedersen, Gyrd Thrane, Henriette Holm Stabel, Jørgen Feldbæk Nielsen, Audny Anke
Objectives: To investigate changes in health-related quality of life between 3- and 12-months post-stroke in a north Norwegian and a Danish region that organize their rehabilitation services differently, and to identify clinically relevant predictors of change. Design: Prospective multicentre cohort study. Subjects: In total, 304 patients with first-ever stroke (male sex 59%, mean age 68.7 year ...
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ORIGINAL REPORT
Remote rehabilitation for patients with COVID-19
Tomoko Sakai , Chisato Hoshino, Reiko Yamaguchi, Masanobu Hirao, Rui Nakahara, Atsushi Okawa
Objective: To describe the effectiveness and risk management of remote rehabilitation for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Design: Single-centre, retrospective, observational study. Patients: COVID-19 patients undergoing rehabilitation (24 April to 24 May 2020). Methods: All COVID-19 inpatients undergoing rehabilitation in the general ward were assessed. Data were collected on age, sex, ...
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SPECIAL REPORT
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
Objective: To evaluate the clinical characteristics and rehabilitation management of patients who undergo amputation for COVID-19-associated coagulopathy. Methods: Clinical and laboratory data for 3 patients were analysed and their rehabilitative management discussed. Results: The medical records of 3 patients who had undergone amputation due to acute lower extremity ischaemia and who were prov ...
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