The impact of a patient-directed activity program on functional outcomes and activity participation after stroke during inpatient rehabilitation-a randomized controlled trial.

CONCLUSION: Functional outcome improvement was comparable between groups; however, PDAP participants completed more steps and perceived greater recovery. PMID: 31937123 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

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Publication date: March 2020Source: The Lancet Neurology, Volume 19, Issue 3Author(s): Hugues Chabriat, Claudio L Bassetti, Ute Marx, Marie-Laure Audoli-Inthavong, Aurore Sors, Estelle Lambert, Marine Wattez, Dirk M Hermann, Katharina ALTHAUS, Sergi AMARO, Hee-Joon BAE, Zbigniew BAK, Leonardo BARBARINI, Pietro BASSI, Rodrigo BAZAN, Daniel BERECZKI, Tomasz BERKOWICZ, Joerg BERROUSCHOT, Dylan BLACQUIERE, Waldemar BROLASummaryBackgroundS44819, a selective GABAA α5 receptor antagonist, reduces tonic post-ischaemic inhibition of the peri-infarct cortex. S44819 improved stroke recovery in rodents and increased cortical exc...
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
We examined the current studies on the efficiency and effectiveness of the robot interventions and produced a taxonomy of the review. An original finding of the current robotics in rehabilitation landscaping are critical presented with recommendations and concluding remarks concerning interdisciplinary impact. PMID: 32067201 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
Conclusion: VR appears to be a promising therapeutic technology for UL motor rehabilitation in patients with stroke. PMID: 32064964 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Are healthy habits worth cultivating? A recent study suggests healthy habits may help people tack on years of life and sidestep serious illnesses, such as diabetes and cancer. After all, if you’re going to gain an extra decade of life on this earth, you want to enjoy it! What did this research focus on? Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health looked at data from more than 73,000 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) who were followed for 34 years, and more than 38,000 men enrolled in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS) who were followed for 28 years. In a previous s...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Exercise and Fitness Health Healthy Aging Healthy Eating Men's Health Women's Health Source Type: blogs
Stroke is a major cause of death and disability across the world, with many reviews from the Cochrane Stroke Group providing evidence on the effects of treatments and rehabilitation interventions. In November 2019, the Group published their update of their review of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and we asked lead author, Gillian Mead from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, to tell us more.
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: podcasts
Conclusions: With adequate logistics and strict selection criteria, MT can be implemented in our population with results like those reported in large clinical trials.Resumen El accidente cerebrovascular isqu émico (ACVi) es una importante causa de morbi-mortalidad a nivel mundial. La reperfusión con trombólisis endovenosa es utilizada desde 1996. Más recientemente, la reperfusión con trombectomía mecánica (TM) ha demostrado un beneficio consistente extendiendo la ventana terapéutica. En nuestro país existen dificultades para que su implementación sea una...
Source: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
We examined the content of these tools and provided valuable information that can be used to guide researchers in Africa in their selection of the most appropriate tool for the measurement of participation after stroke.
Source: International Journal of Rehabilitation Research - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, is the leading cause of death and disability globally. A large proportion of mortality occurs in people with prior CHD and effec...
Source: BMC Family Practice - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Programs offering a variety of adaptive paddle boarding and kayaking configurations enable paddlers to make valued choices about their participation. In addition to providing equipment and support to meet paddlers' functional abilities, program developers and clinicians should also consider individual preferences for exercise, socialization, risk taking, self-presentation of disability, and independence.IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATIONPeople living with physical, cognitive, and/or psychosocial impairments perceive kayaking and paddle boarding as meaningful activities offering opportunities to exercise, have fun...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: mCIMT could be a more effective therapy than conventional therapy to improve the symptoms of hemineglect in the acute stroke. However, it may be clinically more recommended in patients with a certain motor function after stroke. PMID: 32043533 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista de Neurologia - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research
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