Marjorie Figère

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PURPOSE Expiratory flow towards the upper airway after swallowing serves to expel liquid or food particles misdirected towards the trachea during swallowing. However, expiration may not occur consistently after swallowing in tracheostomised patients with an open tracheostomy tube. We investigated the effect of a speaking valve (SV) on breathing-swallowing(More)
AIMS OF THE STUDY A brain-computer interface aims at restoring communication and control in severely disabled people by identification and classification of EEG features such as event-related potentials (ERPs). The aim of this study is to compare different modalities of EEG recording for extraction of ERPs. The first comparison evaluates the performance of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess differences between manual wheelchairs and 3 pushrim-activated power-assisted wheelchairs (PAPAWs): Servomatic A and B and E-motion. DESIGN Repeated measures. SETTING Rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS Volunteers with spinal cord injuries (N=52). INTERVENTIONS Ten subjects propelled the wheelchairs on a dynamometer, 46(More)
PURPOSE To determine whether activation of the frequency of use and automatic learning parameters of word prediction software has an impact on text input speed. METHODS Forty-five participants with cervical spinal cord injury between C4 and C8 Asia A or B accepted to participate to this study. Participants were separated in two groups: a high lesion group(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether the number of words displayed in the word prediction software (WPS) list affects text input speed (TIS) in people with cervical spinal cord injury (SCI), and whether any influence is dependent on the level of the lesion. DESIGN A cross-sectional trial. SETTING A rehabilitation center. PARTICIPANTS Persons with cervical(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether manoeuvrability varied between electric wheelchairs. DESIGN Randomized, prospective, repeated measures design. SUBJECTS Twelve wheelchair users. METHODS Three different electric powered indoor/outdoor wheelchairs (Invacare Storm 3, Ottobock B500, and Meyra Champ) intended for use by patients(More)
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