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The present study was conducted to examine whether a sexual rehabilitation intervention program, which was developed during the present study and designed for stroke patients and their spouses, was effective in terms of sexual knowledge and satisfaction and frequency of sexual activity at 1 month after intervention. The study subjects were conveniently(More)
Although central post-stroke pain is widely recognized as a severe chronic neuropathic pain condition, its consolidated definition, clinical characteristics, and diagnostic criteria have not been defined due to its clinically diverse features. The present study was undertaken to comprehensively review current literature and provide a more complete picture(More)
This study was undertaken to evaluate whether significant alterations in serum osmolality, [Na+], and [K+] occur after the repeated dosing of mannitol and whether these imbalances increased accordingly with the progress of mannitol application. This study was conducted by performing a retrospective medical record review of brain injury patients who were(More)
(TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability. 1,2 As a result of TBI, 1.5 million persons die every year 3 and nearly 2% of the world population has a long-term or lifelong need for help in performing activities of daily living. 4 A patient's condition during the first few weeks after a TBI is extremely unstable and life-threatening. During such(More)
The purpose of this study was to characterize temporal patterns of functional and cognitive disability changes during the acute period in hemorrhagic stroke patients. The study subjects were 62 hemorrhagic stroke patients admitted to a surgical intensive care unit at a university hospital located in Incheon, South Korea. As outcome variables, functional(More)
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