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Effects of muscle strengthening and cardiovascular fitness activities for poliomyelitis survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Akhilesh Kumar Ramachandran, Stephen P. J. Goodman, Michael Jackson, Timothy J.H. Lathlean
Objective: To evaluate and assess the effectiveness of muscle strengthening and cardiovascular interventions in improving outcomes in poliomyelitis (polio) survivors. Data sources: A systematic literature search was conducted in Medline, PubMed, CINAHL, PsychINFO, Web of Science, and Google Scholar for experimental and observational studies. Study selection and extraction: Screening, data-extrac ...
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Assessment of rehabilitation needs in patients after COVID-19: Development of the COVID-19-rehabilitation needs survey
Christina Lemhöfer, Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jörg Schiller, Dana Loudovici-Krug, Norman Best, Andrea Bökel, Christian Sturm
Objective: COVID-19 can result in a broad spectrum of dysfunctions, some of which may persist for long periods, requiring long-term rehabilitation. A comprehensive screening tool is therefore necessary to identify these needs. To date, no data exist on satisfaction with medical and therapeutic interventions for COVID-19 in terms of quality and quantity. The aim of this study is to develop a survey ...
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Safety and efficacy of mesotherapy in musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials with meta-analysis
Lorenzo Faetani, Daniele Ghizzoni, Antonio Ammendolia, Cosimo Costantino
Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of randomized controlled trials about the safety (number and severity of adverse events) and efficacy (pain reduction and functional improvement) of mesotherapy in musculoskeletal disorders, and to compare them with other therapeutic options, in accordance with the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses (PRISMA) statement. Met ...
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