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Evaluation of a technology-assisted enriched environmental activities programme for upper limb function: A randomized controlled trial
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and feasibility of an intensive technology-assisted inpatient enriched environmental programme for upper limb function. Methods: Patients consecutively admitted to the rehabilitation unit randomly allocated to an intervention (enriched environmental programme, n = 46)) or a control group (usual ward activity, n = 46). Assessments were performed at ...
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Polio and post-polio syndrome in non-Western immigrants: A new challenge for the healthcare system in Norway
Objective: To explore the health situation and identify specific health challenges in non-Western immigrants with polio in Norway, by comparing their status with Western immigrants with polio and native Norwegians with polio. Design: A questionnaire covering demographics, polio history, life satisfaction, medical, psychological and social conditions was answered by 1,408 persons with polio, among ...
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Evaluation of the effects of extremely low frequency electromagnetic field on the levels of some inflammatory cytokines in post-stroke patients
Background: Activation of immunologically competent cells results in the overproduction of pro-inflammatory factors, and causes progression of nerve tissue damage. However, the potential neuroprotective effects of these factors in brain damage have not been well investigated. Objective: To evaluate the effect of extremely low frequency electromagnetic field (ELF-EMF) treatment on the molecular me ...
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Proteomics study on biomarkers for heterotopic ossification secondary to traumatic brain injuries
Objective: To identify differentially expressed serum proteins that could serve as sensitive biomarkers of heterotopic ossification in patients with traumatic brain injury. Methods: From August 2014 to December 2015, 18 patients with traumatic brain injury were enrolled in the study, and blood samples were collected. Patients with traumatic brain injury were divided based on the presence (n=9 pa ...
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Evaluating a global health partnership rehabilitation training programme in Madagascar
Objective: Rehabilitation services play an important role in optimizing functional ability and societal integration for people with disabilities. The Madagascar Rehabilitation Programme (2011–2013) resulted from a global training partnership and led to 8 doctors achieving a university diploma in rehabilitation medicine. This paper describes a 2014 evaluation of the programme methods, results and ...
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Fostering the highest educational standards in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: the European PRM board strategy for ensuring overall quality of rehabilitation education and care
The harmonization of staff education is a key element for ensuring the highest standard of rehabilitation care across Europe. With this aim, the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) has created a Common Training Framework, which consists of a common set of knowledge, skills and competencies for postgraduate medical training. As a body linked to the Physical and Rehabilitation (PRM) Section ...
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The start of Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine: General aspects of the content of the first four volumes (1969–1972) with a comparative view of the content of the last two volumes (2017–2018)
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Articles on methodological topics, physical exercise and training in various patient groups and respiratory problems in spinal cord injury in the first four volumes of Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
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Biopsychosocial factors associated with poor health-related quality of life after minor to moderate transport-related injuries: Insights into the Victorian compensable population
Objective: To investigate whether a range of previously identified biopsychosocial risk factors were associated with poorer health-related quality of life after transport-related injuries. Methods: This study involved 1,574 participants who sustained a transport-related injury, claimed compensation through the Victorian compensation scheme (in the Australian state of Victoria), and contributed to ...
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