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Objective: To evaluate the construct validity of Psychomotor Vigilance Test performance for measuring fatigue in people with acquired brain injury.
Design: Observational cross-sectional study.
Participants: Fifty-four people with acquired brain injury and 61 healthy controls.
Methods: Participants performed the Psychomotor Vigilance Test and reported momentary fatigue before and after this tes ...
Objective: To describe the utility of a structured approach to assessing effectiveness following injection with botulinum toxin-A alongside physical therapies, within the first cycle of the Upper Limb International Spasticity-III (ULIS-III) study.
Methods: ULIS-III (registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT02454803) is a large international, observation-al, longitudinal study of adults treated for ...
Objective: To describe the organization, content and dosage of interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation, and the differences in degree of severity of problems of patients admitted to clinical units reporting to a Swedish national quality pain registry, grouped according to unit size and possible affiliation with a university hospital.
Methods: Reports from 31 out of 39 clinical units in Sweden, on i ...
Objective: To investigate short-term changes in clinical characteristics in the transition period be-tween geriatric inpatient rehabilitation and independent living at home in older patients with hip/pelvic fracture and cognitive impairment.
Design: Longitudinal observational study.
Subjects: A total of 127 multi-morbid, older patients with hip/pelvic fracture and cognitive impairment.
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of cognitive and emotional impairments one year after first-ever mild stroke in younger patients
Design: Prospective, observational, cohort study.
Subjects: A consecutive sample of 117 previously cognitively healthy patients aged 18–70 years with mild stroke (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score ≤ 3) were included in 2 hospitals in Norway d ...
Objective: To investigate the effect of progressive resistance training using resistance (elastic) bands on subacromial bursitis following triamcinolone acetonide injection.
Design: Randomized clinical trial.
Patients: A total of 68 patients with subacromial bursitis were randomized to a triamcinolone acetonide group or a triamcinolone acetonide plus resistance band training group.
Methods: Vi ...