Agnieszka Krawczyk-Wasielewska

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Motor and cognitive development of children with Down syndrome (DS) is delayed and inharmonic. Neuro-muscular abnormalities, such as hypotonia, retained primary reflexes, and slow performance of volitional reaction, result in difficulties with body balance. The aim of the presented study is to assess the global motor functions(More)
BACKGROUND Children with Down syndrome (DS) present with delays in motor development. The reduced size of the cerebrum, brain maturation disorders, and pathophysiological processes lead to motor development delay. The aim of this study was to examine the gross motor function and estimate what motor abilities are significantly delayed in children with Down(More)
THE AIM The aim of the research was to evaluate how the suggestions of the Ottawa Panel are implemented with regard to the patents suffering from rheumatoid arthritis in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHOD in the research there was a test group of 41 people (33 women and 8 men) with rheumatoid arthritis. The criterion that was decisive in this study was the phase(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to assess the impact of duration of disease and age on the functional condition of patients and also healing effectiveness in different duration of disease and age. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study involved 31 patients with rheumatoid arthritis aged 40-70 years, with duration of disease 5-20 years. In this group was used(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study is to compare data on the examined population of informal caregivers of people suffering from dementia with previous studies, as well as to assess the correlation between (i) depression determined on the basis of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale and (ii) caregiver burden measured by means of the Zarit(More)
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the coexistence of arthritis with psoriasis of the skin and nails. The sacroiliac joints were observed in 34-78% of patients with psoriatic arthritis. Due to such a high prevalence of SIJ dysfunction, understanding pathophysiology of pain and the associated pain pattern becomes a(More)
Information and communications technology (ICT) could support ambient assisted living (AAL) based interventions to provide support to informal caregivers of people with dementia, especially when they need to cope with their feelings of overburden or isolation. An e-learning platform (understAID application) was tested by informal caregivers from Denmark,(More)
This paper aims at the presentation of the results of in vitro research on the dielectric properties of the cornea specimen collected from the rats subjected to in vivo hypothermia. The average values of the relative permittivity and dielectric loss are about 40% higher for the hypothermic cornea than those for the normothermic tissue at the same water(More)
BACKGROUND The person with dementia should be treated as an unique person regarding symptoms directly associated with dementia, such as problems with memory, hallucinations, and delusions, as well as other physical, mental, or neurological deficits. The symptoms not directly typical of dementia, such as musculoskeletal disorders or depression, should be(More)
INTRODUCTION Caregivers of demented relatives devote their time and attention in order to help the beloved members of the family. Those who are informal caregivers require support in order to avoid being overburdened. Many such caregivers may suffer from chronic health problems, for instance, depression. OBJECTIVE The aim was to assess the factors of(More)