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Postdischarge symptoms and rehabilitation needs in survivors of COVID‐19 infection: A cross‐sectional evaluation
There is currently very limited information on the nature and prevalence of post‐COVID‐19 symptoms after hospital discharge.
Systematic review of outcome measures used in the evaluation of robot-assisted upper limb exercise in stroke.
Standard-ized rating identified that FM, kinematic measures, Action Research Arm Test, Wolf Motor Function Test, FIMTM, and ABILHAND have adequate measurement properties for use in RAET. Expand
Long-term clinical outcomes in survivors of severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus outbreaks after hospitalisation or ICU admission: A systematic review
Lung function abnormalities, psychological impairment and reduced exercise capacity were common in SARS and MERS survivors, and Clinicians should anticipate and investigate similar long-term outcomes in COVID-19 survivors. Expand
Home-based Computer Assisted Arm Rehabilitation (hCAAR) robotic device for upper limb exercise after stroke: results of a feasibility study in home setting
The hCAAR feasibility study is the first clinical study of its kind reported in the current literature; in this study, 17 participants used the robotic device independently for eight weeks in their own homes with minimal supervision from healthcare professionals. Expand
Management of acute overdose or withdrawal state in intrathecal baclofen therapy
Acute ITB overdose is managed with immediate cessation of bacl ofen delivery through the system, reducing the baclofen load by cerebrospinal fluid aspiration and by providing supportive treatment in an intensive care setting. Expand
Nonspecific lower-back pain: surgical versus nonsurgical treatment.
  • M. Sivan
  • Medicine
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • 1 November 2006
Investigating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Framework to Capture User Needs in the Concept Stage of Rehabilitation Technology Development
The results suggest that the categories of the comprehensive ICF Core Set for stroke provide a useful basis for structuring interviews to identify most users needs, however some personal factors need to be considered in addition to the ICF categories. Expand
The academic value of rehabilitation medicine meetings
The average publication rate for an abstract submitted to a BSRM meeting is 34% for any abstract and 52% for an original study suggesting that the meeting is generating abstracts of comparable academic interest to other specialist societies. Expand
Employing the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework to capture user feedback in the design and testing stage of development of home-based arm rehabilitation
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to evaluate the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a framework to ensure that key aspects of user feedback areExpand
NICE guideline on long covid
Research must be done urgently to fill the many gaps in this new “living guideline”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which aims to provide a uniform standard for the quality of life in the developing world. Expand