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Self-Reported Long-Term Needs After Stroke
Background and Purpose— Development of interventions to manage patients with stroke after discharge from the hospital requires estimates of need. This study estimates the prevalence of self-reportedExpand
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Peasant Revolution in Ethiopia: The Tigray People's Liberation Front, 1975-1991
Acknowledgements 1. Peasants and revolutions: theoretical directions 2. Historical and social background 3. Tigray on the eve of insurrection 4. Struggle for opposition ascendancy: 1975-8 5.Expand
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Delirium in older people
Few ill health situations are more degrading to people of any age than loss of reasoning, faculties, and personhood. These are the unpleasant consequences of delirium—a common condition affecting illExpand
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A structured training programme for caregivers of inpatients after stroke (TRACS): a cluster randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis
BACKGROUND Most patients who have had a stroke are dependent on informal caregivers for activities of daily living. The TRACS trial investigated a training programme for caregivers (the London StrokeExpand
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Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Background and Purpose— We developed a new postdischarge system of care comprising a structured assessment covering longer-term problems experienced by patients with stroke and their carers, linkedExpand
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Physiotherapy for patients with mobility problems more than 1 year after stroke: a randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUND Community physiotherapy is often prescribed for stroke patients with long-term mobility problems. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of this treatment in patients who had mobilityExpand
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Diagnostic test accuracy of simple instruments for identifying frailty in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND frailty is a state of vulnerability to adverse outcomes. Routine identification of frailty is recommended in international guidance. This systematic review investigates the diagnostic testExpand
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Diagnosis, prevention, and management of delirium: summary of NICE guidance
Delirium is a complex clinical syndrome characterised by disturbed consciousness, cognitive function, or perception. Sometimes known as acute confusional state, delirium has an acute onset, aExpand
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National Service Framework for Older People
The National Service Framework for Older People (NSF), published recently by the Department of Health in England, represents a major initiative to improve services for this group of patients. ItExpand
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Reliability of gait speed measured by a timed walking test in patients one year after stroke
Objective: To assess the reliability of gait speed in late-stage stroke patients. Design: Test–retest reliability of three timed walks to 10 metres repeated during two assessments one week apart.Expand
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