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 ...
Exercise rehabilitation for patients with critical illness: a randomized controlled trial with 12 months of follow-up
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this trial was to investigate the effectiveness of an exercise rehabilitation program commencing during ICU admission and continuing into the outpatient setting compared with usual care on ...
Severely compromised quality of life in women and those of lower socioeconomic status waiting for joint replacement surgery
OBJECTIVE: To determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL), psychological distress, physical function, and self efficacy in persons waiting for lower-limb joint replacement surgery. METHODS: A total of 214 patients on ...
Chronic Disease Management A Review of Current Performance Across Quality of Care Domains and Opportunities for Improving Osteoarthritis Care
(W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2013-02-01)
Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent chronic joint disease worldwide. The incidence and prevalence are increasing as the population ages and lifestyle risk factors such as obesity increase. There are several evidence-based ...
Light sensors for objective light measurement in ambulatory polysomnography
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2017-11-16)
Ambulatory polysomnography (PSG) does not commonly include an objective measure of light to determine the time of lights off (Loff), and thus cannot be used to calculate important indices such as sleep onset latency and ...
Health Professional Workforce Education in the Asia Pacific.
OBJECTIVE: To design and implement an international and interprofessional Global Learning Partnership Model, which involves shared learning between academics and students from Universitas 21 network with other universities ...