Keith A J Sequeira

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This study characterized the proinflammatory cytokines, interleukin-2 (IL-2) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha), the antiinflammatory cytokines, IL-4 and IL-10, autoantibodies specific for GM1 ganglioside (anti-GM1), IgG and IgM, and myelin-associated glycoprotein (anti-MAG), in the sera of infection-free, chronic (>12 months), traumatically injured(More)
Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) represents a significant public health problem, resulting in substantial social and economic costs throughout the industrialized world. While many treatments have been advocated for patients with WAD, scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness is often lacking. A systematic review was conducted to evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND A whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) is an injury due to an acceleration-deceleration mechanism at the neck. WAD represents a very common and costly condition, both economically and socially. In 1995, the Quebec Task Force published a report that contained evidence-based recommendations regarding the treatment of WAD based on studies completed(More)
Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) represents a significant public health problem, resulting in substantial social and economic costs throughout the industrialized world. While many treatments have been advocated for patients with WAD, scientific support regarding their effectiveness is often lacking. A systematic review was conducted to evaluate the(More)
Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) represents a significant public health problem, resulting in substantial social and economic costs throughout the industrialized world. While many treatments have been advocated for patients with WAD, scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness is often lacking. A systematic review was conducted to evaluate the(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether treatment with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is associated with improvements in activity capacity or performance associated with poststroke spasticity in the upper extremity. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, and ISI Web of Science databases were searched from 1985 to November 2011. DATA SELECTION Studies were included(More)
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of peripheral nerve injury in patients referred to an electrodiagnostic laboratory with a history of shoulder trauma. The characteristics of those presenting with the triad of shoulder dislocation, peripheral nerve injury, and rotator cuff tear were further examined. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review of(More)
BACKGROUND Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) is a term used to describe injury due to an acceleration-deceleration mechanism at the neck. In 1995, the Quebec Task Force published a report that contained evidence-based recommendations regarding the treatment of WAD based on studies completed before 1993 and consensus-based recommendations. OBJECTIVE The(More)
Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) represents a significant public health problem, resulting in a substantial socioeconomic burden throughout the industrialized world, wherever costs are documented. While many treatments have been advocated for patients with WAD, scientific evidence of their effectiveness is often lacking. A systematic review was conducted(More)
OBJECTIVE Agitation post-acquired brain injury (ABI) is common and should be appropriately managed to optimize the patients' rehabilitation progress. The objective of this study was to assess how agitation is managed in current practice on an ABI rehabilitation unit. METHODS A retrospective chart audit was conducted of patients admitted to an ABI(More)