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Occupational Therapy Home Programs for Cerebral Palsy: Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial
OBJECTIVE: The goal was to assess the effectiveness of an occupational therapy home program (OTHP), compared with no OTHP, with respect to function and parent satisfaction with child function,Expand
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Standardized measurement of sensorimotor recovery in stroke trials: Consensus-based core recommendations from the Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable
Finding, testing and demonstrating efficacy of new treatments for stroke recovery is a multifaceted challenge. We believe that to advance the field, neurorehabilitation trials need a conceptuallyExpand
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Stretch for the treatment and prevention of contractures.
BACKGROUND Contractures are a common complication of neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, and are characterised by a reduction in joint mobility. Stretch is widely used for the treatment andExpand
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A comparison of goal attainment scaling and the Canadian occupational performance measure for paediatric rehabilitation research
Purpose: To investigate the relative utility of Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) (adapted for children) and Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) as outcome measures for paediatricExpand
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Botulinum toxin assessment, intervention and after‐care for upper limb hypertonicity in adults: international consensus statement
Upper limb spasticity affecting elbow, wrist, and finger flexors can be safely and effectively reduced with injections of botulinum toxin type‐A (BoNT‐A). It has been best studied in adults in theExpand
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Adapting the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure for use in a paediatric clinical trial
Background. The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) is a commonly used outcome measure in rehabilitation. In this study it was adapted for very young children by deleting paid/unpaidExpand
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Splinting the hand in the functional position after brain impairment: a randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of 4 weeks of hand splinting on the length of finger and wrist flexor muscles, hand function, and pain in people with acquired brain impairment. DESIGN Randomized,Expand
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Telerehabilitation services for stroke.
BACKGROUND Telerehabilitation is an alternative way of delivering rehabilitation services. Information and communication technologies are used to facilitate communication between the healthcareExpand
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Effects of Splinting on Wrist Contracture After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Background and Purpose— Splints are commonly applied to the wrist and hand to prevent and treat contracture after stroke. However, there have been few randomized trials of this intervention. WeExpand
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Reliability, validity and factor structure of the upper limb subscale of the Motor Assessment Scale (UL-MAS) in adults following stroke
  • N. Lannin
  • Medicine
  • Disability and rehabilitation
  • 21 January 2004
Purpose: The upper limb items of the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) have been shown to be a sensitive, valid and reliable measure of upper limb function for adults following stroke, however theExpand
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