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Amis Oz speaks about of his new novel, The Same Sea.I started writing simply for the pleasure of writing. Expand
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A comparison of 3 methodological approaches to defining major clinically important improvement of 4 performance measures in patients with hip osteoarthritis.
STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVES To establish the major clinically important improvement (MCII) of the timed up-and-go test (TUG), 40-meter self-paced walk test (40-m SPWT),Expand
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Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests
Objective To update our previously published systematic review and meta-analysis by subjecting the literature on shoulder physical examination (ShPE) to careful analysis in order to determine eachExpand
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Clinimetrics corner: a closer look at the minimal clinically important difference (MCID)
Abstract Minimal clinically important difference (MCID) scores are commonly used by clinicians when determining patient response to treatment and to guide clinical decision-making during the courseExpand
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Variables associated with the progression of hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE As populations age and the prevalence of hip osteoarthritis (OA) increases, health care providers must manage increasing demands for services. Evidence regarding the progression of hip OAExpand
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Activity Demands During Multi-Directional Team Sports: A Systematic Review
BackgroundLate-stage rehabilitation programs often incorporate ‘sport-specific’ demands, but may not optimally simulate the in-game volume or intensity of such activities as sprinting, cutting,Expand
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Combining orthopedic special tests to improve diagnosis of shoulder pathology.
The use of orthopedic special tests (OSTs) to diagnose shoulder pathology via the clinical examination is standard in clinical practice. There is a great deal of research on special tests but much ofExpand
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Various Imaging Modalities for Suspected Lower Extremity Stress Fractures
Background: The literature is filled with conflicting findings regarding diagnostic accuracy and protocols for imaging suspected lower extremity stress fractures. The absence of systematic reviews onExpand
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Diagnostic accuracy of scapular physical examination tests for shoulder disorders: a systematic review
Objective To systematically review and critique the evidence regarding the diagnostic accuracy of physical examination tests for the scapula in patients with shoulder disorders. Methods A systematic,Expand
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Measurement of function in hip osteoarthritis: Developing a standardized approach for physical performance measures
Assessment of physical function is regarded as an essential component to determining outcome in patients with hip osteoarthritis (OA). The Western Ontario and McMaster Universities OsteoarthritisExpand
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