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Measuring fatigue following acquired brain injury: A validation study of the Psychomotor Vigilance Test
Jessica Bruijel, Annemiek Vermeeren, Nick N.J.J.M. van der Sluiszen, Stefan Jongen, Sven Z. Stapert, Caroline M. van Heugten
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 ...
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Assessing the effectiveness of upper-limb spasticity management using a structured approach to goal-setting and outcome measurement: First cycle results from the ULIS-III Study
Lynne Turner-Stokes, Jorge Jacinto, Klemens Fheodoroff, Allison Brashear, Pascal Maisonobe, Andreas Lysandropoulos, Stephen Ashford
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 ...
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Variability in patient characteristics and service provision of interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation: A study using the Swedish national quality registry for pain rehabilitation
Marcelo Rivano Fischer, Marie-Louise Schults, Britt-Marie Stålnacke, Jan Ekholm, Elisabeth B. Persson, Monika Löfgren
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 ...
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Transition from inpatient rehabilitation to the home environment in cognitively impaired older persons after hip fracture
Bastian Abel, Tobias Eckert, Rebekka Pomierksy, Anja Dautel, Martina Schäufele, Klaus Pfeifer, Klaus Hauer and the PROFinD2 Study Group
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. Methods: ...
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Cognitive and emotional symptoms in patients with first-ever mild stroke: The syndrome of hidden impairments
Georgios Vlachos, Hege Ihle-Hansen, Torgeir Bruun Wyller, Anne Brækhus, Margrete Mangset, Charlotta Hamre, Brynjar Fure
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 ...
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Resistance band training after triamcinolone acetonide injection for subacromial bursitis: A randomized clinical trial
Pengfei Zhu, Bokai Liao, Zhengchao Wang, Zhenxing Sun, Yang Wei, Yu Cai
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 ...
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