Physiotherapy - Research Publications
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People With Stroke Who Fail an Obstacle Crossing Task Have a Higher Incidence of Falls and Utilize Different Gait Patterns Compared With People Who Pass the Task
(AMER PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOC, 2013-03-27)
Background. Obstacle crossing is impaired in people following stroke. It is not known whether people with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have more falls or whether the gait adjustments used to cross an obstacle ...
Effects of a Multifactorial Falls Prevention Program for People With Stroke Returning Home After Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2012-09-27)
Batchelor FA, Hill KD, Mackintosh SF, Said CM, Whitehead CH. Effects of a multifactorial falls prevention program for people with stroke returning home after rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med ...
Understanding diagnosis and management of dementia and guideline implementation in general practice: a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014)
Background: Dementia is a growing problem, causing substantial burden for patients, their families, and society. General practitioners (GPs) play an important role in diagnosing and managing dementia; however, there are ...
People with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have a higher incidence of falls and utilise different gait patterns compared with people who pass the task
(American Physical Therapy Association, 2013)
Background: Obstacle crossing is impaired following stroke. It is not known whether people with stroke who fail an obstacle crossing task have more falls, or whether the gait adjustments used to cross an obstacle differ ...
A review of anatomical and mechanical factors affecting vertebral body integrity.
Background: The aetiology of osteoporotic vertebral fracture is multifactorial and may be conceptualised using a systems framework. Previous studies have established several correlates of vertebral fracture including reduced ...
Feasibility and impact of a post-discharge geriatric evaluation and management service for patients from residential care: the Residential Care Intervention Program in the Elderly (RECIPE)
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014-04-16)
BACKGROUND: Geriatric evaluation and management has become standard care for community dwelling older adults following an acute admission to hospital. It is unclear whether this approach is beneficial for the frailest older ...
Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-05-29)
BACKGROUND: There is increased interest in developing multidisciplinary ambulatory care models of service delivery to manage patients with complex chronic diseases. These programs are expensive and given limited resources ...
Hyponatremia is Associated With Higher NT-proBNP Than Normonatremia After Prolonged Exercise
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2012-11-01)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of and risk factors for exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) in cyclists completing a long-distance bike ride and to assess whether postexercise serum NT-proBNP concentration (brain ...
Translating Falls Prevention Knowledge to Community-Dwelling Older PLWD: A Mixed-Method Systematic Review
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2015-08-01)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: Falls prevention evidence is strong, but little is known about uptake of strategies for people living with dementia (PLWD). This mixed-method systematic review aimed to integrate evidence of falls ...