Simon G W Jones

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OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of a centralised upper-gastrointestinal haemorrhage (UGIH) unit. METHODS The UK Audit of acute UGIH resulted in the formulation of a simple numerical scoring system. The Rockall score categorises patients by risk factors for death and allows case-mix comparisons. A total of 900 consecutive patients admitted to a UGIH(More)
BACKGROUND Regaining independent ambulation is important to those with stroke. Increased walking practice during "down time" in rehabilitation could improve walking function for individuals with stroke. OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of providing physiotherapists with accelerometer-based feedback on patient activity and walking-related goals during(More)
BACKGROUND Mucopolysaccharidosis type I can be classified as three clinical sub-types; Hurler syndrome, Hurler-Scheie syndrome and Scheie syndrome, with the scale of severity being such that Hurler syndrome is the most severe and Scheie syndrome the least severe. It is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder caused by a deficiency of alpha-L-iduronidase.(More)
BACKGROUND Regaining independent ambulation is the top priority for individuals recovering from stroke. Thus, physical rehabilitation post-stroke should focus on improving walking function and endurance. However, the amount of walking completed by individuals with stroke attending rehabilitation is far below that required for independent community(More)
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