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Early management of severe traumatic brain injury
Severe traumatic brain injury remains a major health-care problem worldwide. Although major progress has been made in understanding of the pathophysiology of this injury, this has not yet led toExpand
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Thoracic spine pain in the general population: Prevalence, incidence and associated factors in children, adolescents and adults. A systematic review
BackgroundThoracic spine pain (TSP) is experienced across the lifespan by healthy individuals and is a common presentation in primary healthcare clinical practice. However, the epidemiologicalExpand
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The Global Evidence Mapping Initiative: Scoping research in broad topic areas
BackgroundEvidence mapping describes the quantity, design and characteristics of research in broad topic areas, in contrast to systematic reviews, which usually address narrowly-focused researchExpand
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Blast-related traumatic brain injury
A bomb blast may cause the full severity range of traumatic brain injury (TBI), from mild concussion to severe, penetrating injury. The pathophysiology of blast-related TBI is distinctive, withExpand
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A study of physiotherapy students’ and clinical educators’ perceptions of learning and teaching
Background: Clinical education is a key component to learning in the health professions. Aims: This qualitative study investigated how physiotherapy students and clinical educators perceived theirExpand
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The acute respiratory management of cervical spinal cord injury in the first 6 weeks after injury: a systematic review
Study design:Systematic review.Objectives:Identify, evaluate, and synthesize evidence regarding the effectiveness of various treatment strategies for the respiratory management of acuteExpand
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Prevalence and Associated Factors for Thoracic Spine Pain in the Adult Working Population: A Literature Review
Prevalence and Associated Factors for Thoracic Spine Pain in the Adult Working Population: A Literature Review: Andrew M. Briggs, et al. School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology,Expand
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Towards a common terminology: a simplified framework of interventions to promote and integrate evidence into health practices, systems, and policies
BackgroundA wide range of diverse and inconsistent terminology exists in the field of knowledge translation. This limits the conduct of evidence syntheses, impedes communication and collaboration,Expand
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A systematic review of prevalence and risk factors associated with playing-related musculoskeletal disorders in pianists.
BACKGROUND Playing-related musculoskeletal disorders (PRMDs) are a recognized problem amongst instrumental musicians. Although pianists are prominent in data regarding prevalence of PRMDs, there isExpand
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Screening for presence or absence of diabetic retinopathy: a meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVES To examine how mydriasis and the medical qualifications of photographers who take retinal photographs influence the accuracy of screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR). METHODS OurExpand
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