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Preoperative education for hip or knee replacement.
BACKGROUND Hip or knee replacement is a major surgical procedure that can be physically and psychologically stressful for patients. It is hypothesised that education before surgery reduces anxietyExpand
Autologous chondrocyte implantation for full thickness articular cartilage defects of the knee.
BACKGROUND Treatments for managing articular cartilage defects of the knee, including drilling and abrasion arthroplasty, are not always effective. When they are, long-term benefits may not beExpand
Constraint-induced movement therapy in the treatment of the upper limb in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
BACKGROUND Children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy learn strategies to manage daily tasks (for example play) using one hand and often the affected limb is disregarded or not used. Constraint-inducedExpand
Constraint-induced movement therapy in the treatment of the upper limb in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a Cochrane systematic review
Background: Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is emerging as a treatment approach for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. It aims to increase spontaneous use of the affected upper limbExpand
The epidemiology of burn injuries in an Australian setting, 2000-2006.
OBJECTIVES To describe presentation characteristics of burn leading to death or hospital treatment (i.e. inpatient admissions and emergency department [ED] presentations) across the state ofExpand
Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns.
BACKGROUND An acute burn wound is a complex and evolving injury. Extensive burns produce systemic consequences, in addition to local tissue damage. Treatment of partial thickness burn wounds isExpand
Autologous cartilage implantation for full thickness articular cartilage defects of the knee.
BACKGROUND A variety of strategies have been employed for managing articular cartilage defects of the knee, including drilling and abrasion arthroplasty. These treatments are not always effective andExpand
Predictors of health status and health-related quality of life 12 months after severe burn.
INTRODUCTION Sustaining a moderate to severe burn injury is associated with the potential for substantial impairments to long-term physical and psychosocial health, including health related qualityExpand
A systematic review of the quality of burn scar rating scales for clinical and research use.
INTRODUCTION Scar rating scales have the potential to contribute to better evaluation of scar properties in both research and clinical settings. Despite a large number of scars assessment scalesExpand
Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns.
BACKGROUND An acute burn wound is a complex and evolving injury. Extensive burns produce, in addition to local tissue damage, systemic consequences. Treatment of partial thickness burn wounds isExpand
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