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The Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM) version III: Reliability and validity in a multi-center international study
Purpose. To examine the third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III) for reliability and validity in a multi-center cohort study. Method. Four hundred and twenty-five patientsExpand
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A multicenter international study on the Spinal Cord Independence Measure, version III: Rasch psychometric validation
Background:A third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III), made up of three subscales, was formulated following comments by experts from several countries and Rasch analysisExpand
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Survival, neurological recovery and morbidity after spinal cord injuries following road accidents in Israel
Design:A retrospective cohort study.Objective:Assess outcomes in patients with spinal cord injuries (SCI) following road accidents, and factors that affect them.Setting:Loewenstein RehabilitationExpand
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Modified Cold Pressor Test by Cold Application to the Foot After Spinal Cord Injury: Suggestion of Hemodynamic Control by the Spinal Cord
Catz A, Bluvshtein V, Korczyn AD, Pinhas I, Gelernter I, Nissel T, Vered Y, Bornstein NM, Akselrod S: Modified cold pressor test by cold application to the foot after spinal cord injury: suggestionExpand
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Recovery of Neurologic Function Following Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Lesions in Israel
Study Design. Retrospective cohort study. Objective. To assess neurologic recovery and the manner in which it is affected by various factors following nontraumatic spinal cord lesions (NTSCLs).Expand
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SCIM III is reliable and valid in a separate analysis for traumatic spinal cord lesions
Study design:A multi-center international cohort study.Objective:To evaluate the reliability and validity of the third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III), separately forExpand
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Length of stay in hospital following spinal cord lesions in Israel
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study.Objective: To monitor length of stay (LOS) in a specialist spinal cord lesion (SCL) department in Israel, evaluate factors that affect it, and assess itsExpand
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Survival after nontraumatic spinal cord lesions in Israel.
OBJECTIVE To assess survival in patients with nontraumatic spinal cord lesions (SCL). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Spinal department at a rehabilitation hospital in Israel. Expand
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Cold pressor test in tetraplegia and paraplegia suggests an independent role of the thoracic spinal cord in the hemodynamic responses to cold
Background:Cold application to the hand (CAH) is associated in healthy people with increase in heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP).Objective:To study hemodynamic responses to CAH in humansExpand
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A new instrument for outcome assessment in rehabilitation medicine: Spinal cord injury ability realization measurement index.
OBJECTIVES To introduce a new measure of disability weighted for the neurologic deficit in patients with spinal cord lesions and to examine the effect on the instrument of being in rehabilitation. Expand
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