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Arthroscopic surgery compared with supervised exercises in patients with rotator cuff disease (stage II impingement syndrome)
OBJECTIVE--To compare the effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery, a supervised exercise regimen, and placebo soft laser treatment in patients with rotator cuff disease (stage II impingement syndrome).… Expand
Arthroscopic surgery versus supervised exercises in patients with rotator cuff disease (stage II impingement syndrome): a prospective, randomized, controlled study in 125 patients with a 2 1/2-year…
The effectiveness of arthroscopic surgery, supervised exercises, and placebo was compared in 125 patients with rotator cuff disease (impingement syndrome stage II) in a randomized clinical trial. The… Expand
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors, in osteoarthritic knee pain: meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled trials
- J. Bjordal, A. Ljunggren, A. Klovning, L. Slørdal
- BMJ : British Medical Journal
- 23 November 2004
Abstract Objective To estimate the analgesic efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including selective cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors (coxibs), in patients with osteoarthritis of… Expand
Efficiency and Costs of Medical Exercise Therapy, Conventional Physiotherapy, and Self‐Exercise in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pragmatic, Randomized, Single‐Blinded, Controlled Trial With…
- T. A. Torstensen, A. Ljunggren, H. D. Meen, E. Odland, P. Mowinckel, Svante af Geijerstam
- 1 December 1998
Study Design. A multicenter, randomized, single‐blinded controlled trial with 1‐year follow‐up. Objectives. To evaluate the efficiency of progressively graded medical exercise therapy, conventional… Expand
Short‐term efficacy of pharmacotherapeutic interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain: A meta‐analysis of randomised placebo‐controlled trials
Background: Pain is the most debilitating symptom in osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK).
Back Performance Scale for the assessment of mobility-related activities in people with back pain.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Activities that require mobility of the trunk are often limited in patients with back problems. For this study, 5 tests (Sock Test, Pick-up Test, Roll-up Test,… Expand
A systematic review with procedural assessments and meta-analysis of Low Level Laser Therapy in lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow)
- J. Bjordal, Rodrigo A. B. Lopes-Martins, +4 authors M. Johnson
- BMC musculoskeletal disorders
- 29 May 2008
BackgroundRecent reviews have indicated that low level level laser therapy (LLLT) is ineffective in lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET) without assessing validity of treatment procedures and doses or… Expand
Mobilization-Observation-Behavior-Intensity-Dementia Pain Scale (MOBID): development and validation of a nurse-administered pain assessment tool for use in dementia.
- B. Husebø, L. Strand, R. Moe-Nilssen, S. Husebo, A. Snow, A. Ljunggren
- Journal of pain and symptom management
- 1 July 2007
Pain assessment in older persons with severe cognitive impairment (SCI) is a challenge due to reduced self-report capacity and lack of movement-related pain assessment instruments. The purpose of… Expand
Who suffers most? Dementia and pain in nursing home patients: a cross-sectional study.
- B. Husebø, L. Strand, R. Moe-Nilssen, Stein Borgehusebo, D. Aarsland, A. Ljunggren
- Journal of the American Medical Directors…
- 1 July 2008
OBJECTIVES To explore the relationship between nursing home patients with different stages of dementia and different dementia diagnoses and use of pain medication according to pain intensity. … Expand
Pain in older persons with severe dementia. Psychometric properties of the Mobilization-Observation-Behaviour-Intensity-Dementia (MOBID-2) Pain Scale in a clinical setting.
- B. Husebø, L. Strand, R. Moe-Nilssen, S. Husebo, A. Ljunggren
- Scandinavian journal of caring sciences
- 1 June 2010
BACKGROUND To assess pain in older persons with severe dementia is a challenge due to reduced self-report capacity. Recently, the development and psychometric property testing of the… Expand