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Reliability and validity testing of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire.
In this study, psychometric principles were used to develop an outcomes questionnaire capable of measuring health state domains important to patients with hand disorders. These domains wereExpand
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Multiancestry genome-wide association study of 520,000 subjects identifies 32 loci associated with stroke and stroke subtypes
Stroke has multiple etiologies, but the underlying genes and pathways are largely unknown. We conducted a multiancestry genome-wide-association meta-analysis in 521,612 individuals (67,162 cases andExpand
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The Dynamics of Bimanual Circle Drawing
A bimanual circle drawing task was employed to elucidate the dynamics of intralimb and interlimb coordination. Right-handed subjects were required to produce circles with both hands in either aExpand
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Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Women: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Purpose— The aim of this statement is to summarize data on stroke risk factors that are unique to and more common in women than men and to expand on the data provided in prior stroke guidelines andExpand
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Genetic risk factors for ischaemic stroke and its subtypes (the METASTROKE Collaboration): a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies
Summary Background Various genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been done in ischaemic stroke, identifying a few loci associated with the disease, but sample sizes have been 3500 cases orExpand
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The Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ): assessment of responsiveness to clinical change.
Responsiveness is an important property of an outcomes questionnaire. It can be defined as the ability of an instrument to capture important changes in a patient's health status over time. TheExpand
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Genome-wide association study identifies a variant in HDAC9 associated with large vessel ischemic stroke
Genetic factors have been implicated in stroke risk, but few replicated associations have been reported. We conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) for ischemic stroke and its subtypes inExpand
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Depression and anxiety symptoms post-stroke/TIA: prevalence and associations in cross-sectional data from a regional stroke registry
BackgroundMood disorders are commonly seen in those with cerebrovascular disease. Literature to-date has tended to focus on depression and on patients with stroke, with relatively little known aboutExpand
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Molecular characterisation of beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) in New Zealand and its implications for managing an infectious disease
Beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) infections are often fatal to both captive and wild parrot populations. Its recent discovery in a wild population of native red-fronted parakeets has raisedExpand
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Serum Urate as an Independent Predictor of Poor Outcome and Future Vascular Events After Acute Stroke
Background and Purpose— Serum urate concentration is associated with cardiovascular disease, and hyperuricemia predicts first-ever stroke. We explored the association of admission urate level withExpand
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