Una D Nedeljković

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Hip fractures are the most serious consequence of falling in older people with osteoporosis. Early ambulation is one of the main goals of inpatient rehabilitation aimed at reducing negative effects of immobilization, and promoting functional recovery. Recognizing the role of different factors that are associated with time to ambulation time after hip(More)
INTRODUCTION Periodic relapses are one of the main characteristics of multiple sclerosis (MS), from which recovery is often incomplete despite high-dose methylprednisolone (HDMP) treatment. The aim of our study was to evaluate the potential benefits of short-term HDMP combined with multidisciplinary rehabilitation (MDR) in persons with MS in relapse in(More)
BACKGROUND Hip fractures in the elderly are followed by considerable risk of functional decline and mortality. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES The purposes of this study were to (1) explore predictive factors of functional level at discharge, (2) evaluate 1-year mortality after hip fracture compared with that of the general population, and (3) evaluate the affect of(More)
Relapse of disease is one of the most prominent characteristics of multiple sclerosis. Effectiveness of rehabilitation programmes on fatigue, self-efficacy (SE) and physical activity (PA) has not been investigated so far in context of relapse. The aim of our study was to examine if rehabilitation programme in addition to high-dose methylprednisolone (HDMP)(More)
BACKGROUND Depression is the most common mood disorder in elderly people and one of the most prevalent comorbidities in older people with hip fracture. While several authors have confirmed that depressive symptoms assessed at a later stage after hip fracture impact functional outcome and mortality, the role of depressive symptoms identified at an earlier(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding the organisational set-up of physiotherapy services across different countries is increasingly important as clinicians around the world use evidence to improve their practice. This also has to be taken into consideration when multi-centre international clinical trials are conducted. This survey aimed to systematically describe(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze functional capacity and quality of life of patients one year after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and identify factors that influence them in order to accomplish maximal recovery. METHODS Observational study included 89 patients undergoing elective CABG, who were tested preoperatively and one year after operation using(More)
Complex regional pain syndrome is chronic neuropatic pain condition which usually arise after trauma. It is associated with some of the sensory, vasomotor, sudomotor, motor and trophic symptoms and sings. Due to variability of symptoms and long-lasting pain, these patients are hard to rehabilitate. They exhibit activity related fear and so have pronounced(More)