Gayle Arnn Lewis

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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of electromyogram (EMG)-triggered neuromuscular stimulation (EMG-stim) in enhancing upper extremity motor and functional recovery of acute stroke survivors. DESIGN A pilot randomized, single-blinded clinical trial. SETTING Freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility. PATIENTS Nine subjects who were within 6 weeks of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of once-daily therapy with amlodipine 5 mg/benazepril 10 mg vs amlodipine 5 mg, benazepril 10 mg, and placebo. DESIGN Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multicentre trial. SETTING Twenty-two clinical centres, including private practice groups and academic research(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical and subclinical (covert) stroke is a cause of cognitive loss and functional impairment. In the AVERROES trial, we performed serial brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans in a subgroup to explore the effect of apixaban, compared with aspirin, on clinical and covert brain infarction and on microbleeds in patients with atrial(More)
Isolated tribal communities depend on the resources available where they live and on knowledge to use them well, which is passed on by education and training in cultural skills. Anthropological studies have recorded the successful adaptations achieved in some societies. This paper discusses notions akin to those of contagion and infection as they are(More)
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