Content - Volume 53, Issue 8

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Exoskeleton gait training to improve lower urinary tract function in people with motor-complete spinal cord injury: A randomized pilot trial
Alison M.M. Williams, Emily Deegan, Matthias Walter, Lynn Stothers, Tania Lam
Objective: The primary aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of delivering an exoskeleton-assisted walking intervention targeting lower urinary tract function in people with motor-complete spinal cord injury. Secondary aims were to determine if exoskeleton walking activates the pelvic floor muscles, and compare 2 exoskeleton programmes regarding lower urinary tract function. Design: ...
Pages: 1-6
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Effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions in adults with multi-organ dysfunction syndrome: A rapid review
Chiara Arienti, Stefano G. Lazzarini, Elisa Pollini, Michele Patrini, Carlotte Kiekens, Stefano Negrini
Background: Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, defined as altered organ function in critically ill patients, is a possible consequence of COVID-19. Investigating the current evidence is therefore crucial in this pandemic, as early rehabilitation could be effective for the functioning of patients with multiple organ failure. This rapid review assesses the effectiveness of rehabilitation intervent ...
Pages: 1-8
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Factors associated with cognitive improvement in subacute stroke survivors
Naoki Mori, Yohei Otaka, Kaoru Honaga, Daisuke Matsuura, Kunitsugu Kondo, Meigen Liu, Tetsuya Tsuji
Objective: To elucidate the characteristics of subacute stroke survivors with post-stroke cognitive impairment, and examine the factors associated with cognitive recovery. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Participants: A total of 218 consecutive stroke survivors, who were admitted to a rehabilitation hospital between April 2014 and March 2015, were included. Methods: The prevalence of pos ...
Pages: 1-7
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Gripforce reduction in children with an upper neonatal brachial plexus palsy
Sophia M. Buitenhuis, Willem Pondaag, Ron Wolterbeek, Martijn J.A. Malessy
Objective: To assess gripforce in children with a C5 and C6 neonatal brachial plexus palsy, as it may affect hand use. Applying classic innervation patterns, gripforce should not be affected, as hand function is not innervated by C5 or C6. This study compares gripforce in children with a neonatal brachial plexus palsy with that in a healthy control group, and assesses correlations with hand sensib ...
Pages: 1-6
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