Danish translation of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score.

CONCLUSIONS: The translation of the FAOS questionnaire into Danish was done in accordance with best practice and has excellent repeatability in patients treated for ankle fractures. FUNDING: none. TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant. PMID: 29206096 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dan Med J Source Type: research

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Authors: Kotfis K, Zegan-Barańska M, Strzelbicka M, Safranow K, Żukowski M, Ely EW, POL-CPOT Study Group Abstract Introduction: Pain in the critically ill affects nearly 50% of patients. In patients unable to self-report pain, behavioural scales are used. The aim of this study was to validate the Polish version of the Critical Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT). Material and methods: The prospective observational cohort study included patients observed during non-nociceptive and nociceptive procedures, at rest, during the intervention, and 15 min after each intervention. Assessments included self-report by pat...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
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Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
Authors: Zhang R, Zhang SJ, Wang XJ Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the effects of postoperative functional exercise on patients who underwent percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy for lumbar disc herniation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From January to May 2011, patients who had a lumbar disc herniation and then underwent percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy were divided randomly into two groups: the intervention group (n=46) and the control group (n=46). The intervention group conducted early functional exercises of passive and autonomic activities after their operations, while the control gr...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
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Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
Authors: Liu CS, Liu FZ, Wang XY, Yao Y, Qiao L, Fu J, Wang D Abstract OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical effect of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and hip arthrodesis (HA) in treating coxotuberculosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 40 patients with coxotuberculosis treated in the Orthopedic Department in our hospital from February 2011 to February 2016 were retrospectively analyzed. Comparison of total curative effect between THA and HA in treating coxotuberculosis was analyzed. The operation time, intraoperative blood loss, postoperative drainage volume, visual analogue scale (VAS) scor...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Drugs Dermatol Source Type: research
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