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Healthcare professionals prescribe foot orthoses (FOs) for treatment and prevention of lower limb injuries, but previous reviews of the effectiveness of FOs have been inconclusive. We have therefore performed a review emphasizing the magnitude of treatment effects to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of FOs in the treatment and prevention of lower limb(More)
BACKGROUND Health care experts, older people and carers were asked to weight 18 personal and social activities of daily living (ADLs) with regard to the importance of being able to perform them. RESULTS All groups agreed on the order of importance but experts gave greater weight to personal ADLs. We have used these results to produce a ratio scale.
Infiltration, infection, phlebitis, and thrombophlebitis are considered the most frequent complications of i.v. therapy. The purpose of our study was to determine if a difference existed in incidence of complications during i.v. infusions depending on whether the i.v. tubing is directly connected to the infusion device or the tubing is connected to the(More)
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