Phyllis Reuther

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Autonomic dysfunction is a common feature in various forms of polyradiculoneuropathy. This study investigated the kinds and frequency of of autonomic dysfunction in 106 cases. Denervation insufficiency of organs associated with supersensitivity of reflex mechanisms was found to be the best explanation of the pathophysiology. Early insertion of a transient(More)
The case histories are presented of five patients with long-diagnosed myasthenia gravis (up to 15 years) who underwent splenectomy. A precondition for the decision to operate was muscle weakness that could not be controlled with standard therapy (e.g. anticholinesterase drugs, immunosuppressive measures). After splenectomy, a considerable improvement took(More)
Many of today's applications such as cellular network management, prediction and control of the spread of biological and mobile viruses, etc., depend on the modeling and prediction of human locations. However, having widespread wireless localization technology, such as pervasive cell-tower/GPS location estimation available for only the last few years, many(More)
OBJECTIVE To date there is a lack of tools to measure participation and the already existing measures are not properly used as yet. In 2005 the IMET (Index zur Messung von Einschränkungen der Teilhabe) was developed and is able to measure the ICF associated construct participation as a generic instrument in chronic diseases. IMET and numerous instruments(More)
1 The alarming increase in lethal violence among young people in the U.S.—which is often attributed to drug use and drug trafficking—has prompted re-examination of the relationship between drugs and violent offending. While no national data exist, numerous local studies find a high prevalence of homicide deaths among identified drug addicts, 2 a high(More)
Public policy making is shifting from a Federal focus to multiple State level debates. With the impending transfer of Federal responsibilities, however, newly autonomous state organizations can be expected to move from tacit interstate coordination to explicit aggregation of certain responsibilities as they seek economies of scale and more eeective(More)
BACKGROUND So far, there are only few studies concerning the outcome of outpatient neurological rehabilitation in Germany. Considering the statutory obligations of quality assurance there is an urgent need of appropriate instruments to assess the rehabilitation outcome. The aim of this study was to assess the appropriateness of the Competency Rating Scale(More)