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Test-retest reliability of the Participation domain of the Stroke Impact Scale in persons with chronic stroke
Objective: To evaluate the test–retest reliability and variability of the Participation domain of the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS Participation) in persons with stroke as it is widely used to assess perceived participation in rehabilitation after stroke. Design: A test–retest design. Subjects: Forty-five persons (mean age 65 years) with mild to moderate disability at least 6 months post-stroke. ...
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Factors associated with work ability following exercise interventions for people with chronic whiplash-associated disorders: Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial
Objective: To investigate the efficacy of exercise interventions and factors associated with changes in work ability for people with chronic whiplash-associated disorders. Design: Secondary analysis of a single-blind, randomized multi-centre controlled trial. Setting: Interventions were conducted in Swedish primary care settings. Patients: A total of 165 individuals with chronic whiplash-associ ...
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Combined transcranial direct current stimulation and breathing-controlled electrical stimulation for management of neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury
Objective: To determine whether transcranial direct current stimulation augments the analgesic effect of breathing-controlled electrical stimulation in patients with spinal cord injury who have chronic neuropathic pain. Design: Sham-controlled, single-blinded, single-centre, cross-over study of 12 participants with incomplete spinal cord injury. The treatment protocol included a 20-min transcrani ...
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Prediction for return to driving after the first-ever stroke in Korea: The KOSCO study
Objective: To identify contributing factors that can be used to predict which patients with first-ever stroke will return to driving during 1 year after stroke. Design: Multicentre cohort study. Subjects: A total of 620 first-ever stroke patients who drove before stroke. Methods: The Stroke Cohort for Functioning and Rehabilitation is a large, multicentre, prospective cohort study of all patien ...
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Factors affecting localization and dispersion of alcohol in peripheral nerve block
Objective: To explore the relationship between electrical current and nerve–needle distance for localization of target nerves in peripheral nerve block, and the effects of injection speed, concentration, and injectate volume on alcohol dispersion using an animal model. Methods: Rabbit tibial nerves were selected for localization. Nerve–needle distance was ascertained using a manipulator. The ...
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REVIEW ARTICLE
Effectiveness of multidisciplinary programmes for clinical pain conditions: An umbrella review
Objective: To evaluate the strength of the evidence for multimodal/multidisciplinary rehabilitation programmes (MMRPs) for common pain outcomes. Data sources: PubMed, PsychInfo, PEDro and Cochrane Library were searched from inception to August 2017. Study selection: Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials or controlled clinical trials and qualitative systematic reviews of randomized cont ...
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