Consequences of neurologic lesions assessed by Barthel Index after Botox® injection may be underestimated

@inproceedings{Dionyssiotis2012ConsequencesON,
  title={Consequences of neurologic lesions assessed by Barthel Index after Botox® injection may be underestimated},
  author={Yannis Dionyssiotis and Dimitrios Kiourtidis and Andromachi Karvouni and Alexandros Kaliontzoglou and I Kliafas},
  booktitle={Therapeutics and clinical risk management},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate whether the consequences of neurologic lesions are underestimated when the Barthel Index (BI) is used to assess the clinical outcome of botulinum toxin injection. PATIENTS AND METHODS The records for all in- and outpatients with various neurologic lesions (stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and so forth) who had been referred to the authors' departments and who had received botulinum toxin type A (Botox… CONTINUE READING
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