Nancy Naughton

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PURPOSE To investigate whether there was a difference in Patient-Rated Wrist Hand Evaluation (PRWHE) scores between patients with and without comorbidities who receive regular supervised therapy provided by a certified hand therapist (CHT) compared with patients who were provided with a home exercise program and were regularly monitored. METHODS Fifty(More)
It has been reported that pentobarbital facilities binding to benzodiazepine receptors binding at anesthetic concentrations and that this action may play a role in the anesthetic potency of this barbiturate. The interaction between pentobarbital and benzodiazepine receptors was tested with Ro 15-1788 which is reported to be a pure benzodiazepine antagonist(More)
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to systematically review outcome measures used for assessment of orthotic intervention in the conservative management of thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis to determine if they characterize International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)(More)
INTRODUCTION The primary purpose of this scoping review was to describe the nature and extent of the published research that assesses the relationship between psychological features and patient-reported outcome following surgery or rehabilitation of upper extremity disease or injury. METHODS Twenty-two included studies were examined for quantitative study(More)
STUDY DESIGN Scoping review. INTRODUCTION Sensorimotor deficits can impair function and may be present in individuals with common upper extremity conditions. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To provide clinicians with an understanding of the usefulness of the assessments to evaluate sensorimotor function and the interventions reported in the literature to effect(More)
PURPOSE The primary purpose of this systematic review is to determine the effectiveness of a home program or a structured therapy program for patients following distal radius fracture. METHODS A search was performed using terms wrist fracture, supervised therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, splint, orthosis, distal radius fracture, exercise,(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this survey was to gain greater insight into hand therapists' use of Patient Report Outcome (PRO) measures. METHODS An 11-question survey that evaluated therapists' perceptions, preferences, and patterns of use of patient report outcome measures was sent to members of ASHT. RESULTS A total of 633 ASHT members participated in the(More)
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to systematically review outcome measures used for the assessment of the conservative management of mallet finger to determine if they characterize the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health components of activity, participation, environmental(More)
It is reported that benzodiazepines such as diazepam will stimulate the opiate receptor system and that B-carboline drugs, which are benzodiazepine antagonists, may interact with opiate receptors directly. The ability of 3-hydroxymethyl-B-carboline (3-HMC) to antagonize several parameters of fentanyl anesthesia was tested here in rats. Fentanyl (25 and 100(More)
PURPOSE To determine if there is a superior orthosis and wearing regimen for the conservative treatment of mallet finger injuries. The secondary purpose is to examine the current evidence to evaluate if a night orthosis is necessary following the initial immobilization phase. METHODS A comprehensive literature search was conducted using the search terms(More)
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