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This study compared the measurements of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) to that of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment (FMA), a reliable and valid test for motor function in stroke patients. Thirty-two patients (20 men, 12 women) with a mean age of 60 years, and a mean time since stroke of 64.5 days, were tested with the FMA and MAS on two consecutive days. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypernatremia is common among hospitalized patients especially in the intensive care units and presents an independent risk factor for mortality. Mild hypernatremia is often asymptomatic but severe hypernatremia causes central nervous system dysfunction with initial non-specific symptoms of encephalopathy that may progress to seizures, coma and(More)
  • Era P Schroll, Ytting H Gause-Nilsson, +13 authors Grabiner Md Measures
  • 2009
types studied in whole vastus lateralis muscle from 15 to 83 year old men. Postural stability and associated physiological factors in a population of aged persons. balance and its sensory-motor correlates in 75-year-old men and women: a cross-national comparative study. Association between sensorimotor function and functional and reactive balance control in(More)
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