Greg Bowring

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OBJECTIVE To assess the predictive value of early shoulder and hand movement after stroke for subsequent hand movement and function. DESIGN An inception cohort design following 71 patients for 3 months after first stroke. SETTING Rehabilitation medicine units in three Sydney teaching hospitals. PATIENTS A consecutive sample of 71 first-stroke(More)
BACKGROUND Communication difficulties due to aphasia following stroke are particularly stressful to caregivers. OBJECTIVE To examine the impact of a psychoeducation programme on caregivers' burden and stress and communication between the caregiver and aphasic stroke patient. DESIGN Randomized wait-list controlled trial with immediate or three-month(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Assistive technologies have the potential to increase the amount of movement practice provided during inpatient stroke rehabilitation. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using the Saebo-Flex™ device in a subacute stroke setting to increase task-specific practice for people with little or no active hand(More)
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