Use of Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Adult Stroke Survivors Use of Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Adult Stroke Survivors

Is outpatient stroke rehabilitation being underutilized in the US? What are the main barriers to participation?Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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(Reuters Health) - Even when the heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation goes away after treatment, patients' risk of stroke may still be higher than average, a large UK study suggests.
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CONCLUSIONS: MiRNA-26a promotes angiogenesis in a rat model of cerebral ischemic via PI3K/AKT and MAPK/ERK pathway. PMID: 29917203 [PubMed - in process]
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Conclusions: This pilot study suggests that FPP AOT is a feasible intervention and the research protocol designed would be suitable, with minor modifications, for the conduction of a subsequent stage 2 trial designed to verify the hypothesis that the adjunct of FPP AOT might improve motor performance in individuals with IPD.
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Around one million people in Britain and up to six times as many in the US suffer from atrial fibrillation, which can cause a stroke and eventually lead to heart failure.
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Stroke victims regain greater use of their paralyzed limbs with a dual-therapy approach than a single method, according to a study in Europe.
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Condition:   Atrial Fibrillation Interventions:   Drug: Phenprocoumon;   Drug: Apixaban;   Drug: Rivaroxaban (Xarelto, BAY59-7939);   Drug: Edoxaban Sponsors:   Bayer;   Janssen Research & Development, LLC Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Post-stroke Elbow Spasticity Intervention:   Sponsor:   Izmir Katip Celebi University Recruiting
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Conclusions According to the Barthel Index and modified Rankin Scale, early mobilization is an early predictor of favorable outcome. To Claim CME Credits Complete the self-assessment activity and evaluation online at http://www.physiatry.org/JournalCME CME Objectives Upon completion of this article, the reader should be able to: (1) Incorporate prognostic factors of good clinical outcomes after stroke in developing treatment plans for patients admitted to rehabilitation; (2) Identify acute phase indicators associated with favorable 6-mo outcome after stroke; and (3) Recognize the cut-off for early mobilization link...
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles CME Article . 2018 Series . Number 7 Source Type: research
Conclusions Both types of cane reduced lower limbs' load during sit to stand. When the cane was closer to the trunk, the load on legs was lessened, whereas the load on the upper limb increased. Upper limb's load during sit to stand was greater when using quad cane than using regular cane.
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Conclusions This study's data support a role for eNOS in cognitive performance after stroke. This finding may lead to the development of novel interventions to treat poststroke cognitive deficits.
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