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ORIGINAL REPORT
Outcomes of amputation due to long-standing therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I
Jan H.B. Geertzen, Jelmer Scheper, Ernst Schrier, Pieter U. Dijkstra
Objective: To assess long-term outcomes of amputation in patients with long-standing therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I). Design: Partly cross-sectional, partly longitudinal study. Subjects: Patients who had amputation of a limb due to long-standing, therapy-resistant CRPS-I, at the University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands, between May 2000 and September ...
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Description of health-related rehabilitation service provision and delivery in randomized controlled trials: A topic review
Nada Andelic, Juan Lu, Christoph Gutenbrunner, Boya Nugraha, Mirinda Gormley, Helene L. Søberg, Unni Sveen, Audny Anke, Marit Kirkevold, Cecilie Røe
Objective: To determine how health-related rehabilitation services have been described in recently pub-lished randomized clinical trials, using the International Classification System for Service Organization in Health-Related Rehabilitation (ICSO-R 2.0) as a framework. Methods: Medline was searched for English--language randomized clinical trials (RCTs) published between 1 January 2018 and 31 ...
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Feasibility and validity of ambulant biofeedback devices to improve weight-bearing compliance in trauma patients with lower extremity fractures: A narrative review
Eline M. Jagtenberg, Pishtiwan H. S. Kalmet , Maartje A. P. de Krom, Taco J. Blokhuis, Henk A.M. Seelen, Martijn Poeze
Background: Ambulant biofeedback devices can be used to provide real-time feedback for trauma patients on weight-bearing regimes. The devices also enable prescribing clinicians to monitor and train patients’ level of weight-bearing. However, there is limited evidence regarding the feasibility of use of such devices in controlling weight-bearing, and their full potential remains to be elucidated. ...
Pages: 1-6
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Perceived environmental barriers for people with spinal cord injury in Germany and their influence on quality of life
Andrea Bökel, Marie-Luise Dierks, Christoph Gutenbrunner, Norbert Weidner, Veronika Geng, Yorck-Bernhard Kalke, Thomas Liebscher, Frank-Rainer Abel, Christian Sturm
Objective: The German Spinal Cord Injury Survey is part of the International Spinal Cord Injury Survey, which aims to collect data about the life experience of persons with spinal cord injury worldwide. This paper reports on the perceived environmental barriers of the German study population and their associations with quality of life. Design: Cross-sectional explorative observational study using ...
Pages: 1-9
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Development of an integrated rehabilitation pathway for individuals recovering from COVID-19 in the community
Manoj Sivan, Stephen Halpin, Lisa Hollingworth, Nicola Snook, Katherine Hickman, Ian J. Clifton
Objective: COVID-19 is a multisystem illness that has considerable long-term physical, psychological, cognitive, social and vocational sequelae in survivors. Given the scale of this burden and lockdown measures in most countries, there is a need for an integrated rehabilitation pathway using a tele-medicine approach to screen and manage these sequelae in a systematic and efficient way. Methods: ...
Pages: 1-5
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Joint position sense of lower extremities is impaired and correlated with balance function in children with developmental coordination disorder
Fu-Chen Chen, Chien-Yu Pan, Chia-Hua Chu, Chia-Liang Tsai, Yu-Ting Tseng
Objective: To determine the joint position sense of the lower extremities and its relationship with motor function in children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and typically developing (TD) children. Methods: A total of 56 participants were recruited; 28 children with DCD (age 10.86±1.07 years; 13 females, 15 males) and 28 TD children (age 10.96±1.18 years; 12 females, 16 males). ...
Pages: 1-9
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ORIGINAL REPORT
Outcomes of amputation due to long-standing therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I
Jan H.B. Geertzen, Jelmer Scheper, Ernst Schrier, Pieter U. Dijkstra
Objective: To assess long-term outcomes of amputation in patients with long-standing therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I). Design: Partly cross-sectional, partly longitudinal study. Subjects: Patients who had amputation of a limb due to long-standing, therapy-resistant CRPS-I, at the University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands, between May 2000 and September ...
Pages: 1-11
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Symptoms of adjustment disorder and smoking predict long-term functional outcome after ankle and lower leg fracture
Sabine Weimert, Sebastian Kuhn, Pol M. Rommens, Manfred E. Beutel, Iris C. Reiner
Objective: To examine the psychological, social, behavioural and injury-related factors impacting functional outcome in patients with ankle or lower limb fracture one year post-operation. Methods: In this prospective study 66 patients with ankle or lower leg fracture were recruited and followed up one year post-operation. Possible associations between predictors and functional outcome were explor ...
Pages: 1-8
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