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Objective: To investigate changes in hemiparetic gait parameters after treatment of elbow flexor spasticity with botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) injection and adjunctive casting.
Design: Prospective case series.
Subjects: Ten participants with spasticity secondary to acquired brain injury (8 stroke, 2 traumatic brain injury).
Interventions: Participants received BoNT injections for their spastic el ...
Objectives: To develop a common reference metric of functioning, incorporating generic and health condition-specific disability instruments, and to test whether this reference metric is invariant across 2 health conditions.
Design: Psychometric study using secondary data analysis. Firstly, the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Linking Rules were used to exa ...
Objective: To compare the costs and monetary benefits of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s disease in real-world settings.
Methods: A systematic review was performed to determine the most effective treatment strategies for being able to stay at home for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Care-management, family support, and multidisciplinary rehabilitation were i ...
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in improving functional and psychological outcomes in person with multiple trauma.
Date sources: A comprehensive literature review was conducted using medical and health science electronic databases up to February 2019.
Data extraction: Two independent reviewers selected studies, extracted data and assessed study quali ...