Marie Blackmore

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OBJECTIVE The Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) has proven to be a reliable and valid measure of outcome for a variety of arthritides. A recent modification of HAQ for spondyloarthropathy (HAQ-S) has also been reported. Our purpose was to evaluate the HAQ and HAQ-S as outcome measures in the assessment of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). (More)
This randomised controlled clinical trial investigated whether physiotherapy during the period of mechanical ventilation following cardiac surgery influenced subject outcomes. Two hundred and thirty-six subjects admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) following elective or semi-urgent cardiac surgery were randomised to either a treatment group, which(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of the Neurological Hand Deformity Classification and use it to describe changes in hand deformity over time in children with cerebral palsy. METHODS We identified 114 video clips of 26 children with cerebral palsy, aged 1-18 years (mean = 8.4, SD = 4.2), performing upper-limb tasks(More)
This retrospective study was conducted to identify the frequency of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in seronegative recipients of donor-specific transfusion (DST) and living-related donor (LRD) kidneys from seropositive donors. A total of 151 LRD transplants (TX) were performed at six transplant centers over a 3-year period. A total of 33 patients were(More)
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