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Which Balance Evaluation Systems Test sections best distinguish levels of post-stroke functional walking status?
Kazuhiro Miyata, Satoshi Hasegawa, Hiroki Iwamoto, Yoichi Kaizu, Tomohiro Otani, Tomoyuki Shinohara, Shigeru Usuda
Objective: To determine which sections of the Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) distinguish levels of post-stroke functional walking status and to establish their cut-off scores. Design: A retrospective cross-sectional study. Subjects and methods: The BESTest was administered to 87 stroke patients who were able to walk without physical assistance upon discharge from the hospital. Subject ...
Does gender affect the outcomes of patients in program of managed care for acute myocardial infarction
Katarzyna Wilkosz, Maciej T. Wybraniec, Marcin Wita, Joanna Fluder, Monika Malta, Jarosław Chmurawa, Andrzej Kubicjus, Krystian Wita
Background: There is increasing evidence that cardiac rehabilitation and regular follow-ups are associated with reduced mortality and morbidity. A programme of Managed Care for Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction was developed in Poland (MC-AMI; in Polish, KOS-zawał), based on current scientific evidence. However, there is a lack of data on possible improvement in long-term prognosis among ...