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What are the perceptions and experiences of falls amongst people with stroke who live in the community? - Munford D, Gunn H.
PURPOSE: To explore the perceptions and experiences of people with stroke living in the community with regard to the perceived causes, impact and solutions to minimise falls. METHODS: A qualitative research approach underpinned by a constructivist ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Use of a gaming platform for balance training following a stroke: a randomized trial - Hsieh HC.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a personal computer (PC) gaming platform as a means of improving postural balance in stroke patients. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 54 stroke patients were enrolled and randomly divided into experimental and control groups. DESIGN...
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A sensor fusion approach for inertial sensors based 3D kinematics and pathological gait assessments: toward an adaptive control of stimulation in post-stroke subjects - Sijobert B, Feuvrier F, Froger J, Guiraud D, Coste CA.
This study proposes a novel approach using...
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The improvement of walking ability following stroke - Mehrholz J, Pohl M, Kugler J, Elsner B.
BACKGROUND: Gait velocity and maximum walking distance are central parameters for measuring the success of rehabilitation of gait after a stroke. The goal of this study was to provide an overview of current evidence on the rehabilitation of gait after a st...
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Brain activation and gait alteration during cognitive and motor dual task walking in stroke -a functional near-infrared spectroscopy study - Liu YC, Yang YR, Tsai YA, Wang RY, Lu CF.
This study investigated the effects of cognitive and motor dual tasks on gait performance and brain activities in stroke. Twenty-three stroke subjects performed single walking (SW), walking while performing cognitive task (WCT), and walking while performin...
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Heat sepsis precedes heat toxicity in the pathophysiology of heat stroke-a new paradigm on an ancient disease - Lim CL.
Heat stroke (HS) is an ancient illness dating back more than 2000 years and continues to be a health threat and to cause fatality during physical exertion, especially in military personnel, fire-fighters, athletes, and outdoor laborers. The current paradig...
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Validation of the stabilometer balance test: bridging the gap between clinical and research based balance control assessments for stroke patients - Brouwer R, Kal E, van der Kamp J, Houdijk H.
BACKGROUND: A pronounced discrepancy exists between balance assessments for stroke survivors that are used for clinical purposes and those used for research. Clinical assessments like the Berg Balance Scale generally have stronger ecological validity, wher...
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cognitive ability as a predictor of task demand and self-rated driving performance in post-stroke drivers - Implications for self-regulation - Blane A, Lee H, Falkmer T, Dukic Willstrand T.
Driving is a highly complex task requiring multiple cognitive processes that can be adversely affected post-stroke. It is unclear how much ability post-stroke adults have to self-evaluate their driving performance. Furthermore, the impact of cognitive decl...
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prevalence of balance impairment among stroke survivors undergoing neurorehabilitation in nigeria - Vincent-Onabajo G, Musa HY, Joseph E.
BACKGROUND: Poststroke balance impairment adversely affects stroke outcomes and addressing the impairment is expected to constitute an important focus of neurorehabilitation. AIMS: To examine the prevalence and factors associated with balance impairment af...
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are the effects of internal focus instructions different from external focus instructions given during balance training in stroke patients? A double-blind randomized controlled trial - Kal E, Houdijk H, van der Kamp J, Verhoef M, Pros ée R, Groet E, Winters M, van Bennekom C, Scherder E.
This study aimed to assess if external focus instructions result in greater improvements in motor skill and automaticity compared to internal focus instructions in stroke patients. DESIGN: Double-blind randomized controlled trial. SETTIN...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Home-based balance training using Wii Fit ™: a pilot randomised controlled trial with mobile older stroke survivors - Golla A, Müller T, Wohlfarth K, Jahn P, Mattukat K, Mau W.
BACKGROUND: Several studies have reported that using the Wii ™ Balance Board can provide added value regarding balance (re-)training in neurological diseases. However, for the large group of mobile older stroke survivors, there is no evidence regarding th...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Watch your step! Who can recover stair climbing independence after stroke? - Morone G, Matamala-Gomez M, Sanchez-Vives MV, Paolucci S, Iosa M.
BACKGROUND: After discharge, most patients who have suffered a stroke remain with some limitations in their stair climbing ability. This is a critical factor in order to be independent in real-life mobility. Although there are several studies on prognostic...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Does perturbation-based balance training prevent falls among individuals with chronic stroke? A randomised controlled trial - Mansfield A, Aqui A, Danells CJ, Knorr S, Centen A, DePaul VG, Schinkel-Ivy A, Brooks D, Inness EL, Mochizuki G.
OBJECTIVES: No intervention has been shown to prevent falls poststroke. We aimed to determine if perturbation-based balance training (PBT) can reduce falls in daily life among individuals with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Assessor-blinded randomised con...
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury and stroke: does recovery differ? - Castor N, El Massioui F.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury and stroke often lead to cognitive, neurological and psychological disorders, which can result in many difficulties. Despite the existence of various disorders, improving cognitive capacities may be possible for these two...
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The sensitivity and specificity of the Falls Efficacy Scale and the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale for hemiplegic stroke patients - Park EY, Lee YJ, Choi YI.
This study attempted to investigate the sensitivity and specificity of the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES) and the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABC) for community residents with hemiplegic stroke. [Subjects and Methods] The FES and th...
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of mind ⁻body movements on balance function in stroke survivors: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Zou L, Yeung A, Li C, Chiou SY, Zeng N, Tzeng HM, Wang L, Ren Z, Dean T, Thomas GA.
Objective: We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-regression to determine if mind ⁻body movements (MBM) could be effective in rehabilitating balance function among stroke survivors. Methods: A literature search was cond...
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Previous experience and walking capacity predict community outings after stroke: an observational study - Karageorge A, Vargas J, Ada L, Kelly PJ, McCluskey A.
BACKGROUND: Following hospital discharge, stroke survivors may experience a decline in mobility, outings, and community participation. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between demographic and clinical measures, and the level of partici...
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Post-stroke depression: prevalence, associated factors and impact on quality of life among outpatients in a Nigerian hospital - Oni OD, Olagunju AT, Olisah VO, Aina OF, Ojini FI.
OBJECTIVES:  To investigate the prevalence of post-stroke depression (PSD), its associated factors and impact on quality of life (QoL) among outpatients in a Nigerian hospital.METHODS: This cross-sectional study was carried out among 140 adults ma...
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Effects of gait training with auditory feedback on walking and balancing ability in adults after hemiplegic stroke: a preliminary, randomized, controlled study - Cha YJ, Kim JD, Choi YR, Kim NH, Son SM.
The aim of this study was to identify a gait training type that better improves the walking and balancing abilities of adult patients with chronic hemiplegic stroke. Single-blinded, randomized, controlled, comparative preliminary study was carried out. Pat...
Source: SafetyLit - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Therapists' perspectives on adapting the Stepping On falls prevention programme for community-dwelling stroke survivors in Singapore - Xu T, O'Loughlin K, Clemson L, Lannin NA, Koh G, Dean C.
This study investigates the perspectives of rehabilitation therapists on the implementation of fall prevention programmes with community-dwelling stroke survivors in the Singapore context, and elicits recommendations to adapt the Stepping On progr...
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Theoretical analysis of evaporative cooling of classic heat stroke patients - Alzeer AH, Wissler EH.
Heat stroke is a serious health concern globally, which is associated with high mortality. Newer treatments must be designed to improve outcomes. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of variations in ambient temperature and wind speed on the rat...
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on walking and balance function after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Li Y, Fan J, Yang J, He C, Li S.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on walking and balance function in patients with stroke. DESIGN: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Web of Science, CENTRAL, and the Physiotherapy Evidence...
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of tai chi on balance and gait in stroke survivors: a systematic meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Li GY, Wang W, Liu GL, Zhang Y.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of tai chi on balance and gait in stroke survivors. METHODS: A systematic meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the effects of tai chi on balance and gait in stroke survivors. RESULTS: Five r...
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Department of Defense Sport-Related Concussion Common Data Elements Version 1.0 Recommendations - Broglio SP, Kontos AP, Levin H, Schneider K, Wilde EA, Cantu RC, Feddermann-Demont N, Fuller G, Gagnon I, Gioia G, Giza CC, Griesbach GS, Leddy JJ, Lipton ML, Mayer A, McAllister T, McCrea M, McKenzie L, Putukian M, Signoretti S, Suskauer SJ, Tamburro R, Turner M, Yeates KO, Zemek R, Ala'i S, Esterlitz J, Gay K, Bellgowan PSF, Joseph K.
AIM: Through a partnership with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Department of Defense (DoD), the development of Sport-Related Concussion (SRC) Common Data Elements (CDEs) was ini...
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Effects of a 12-month task-specific balance training on the balance status of stroke survivors with and without cognitive impairments in selected hospitals in Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria - Okonkwo UP, Ibeneme SC, Ihegihu EY, Egwuonwu AV, Ezema CI, Maruf FA.
BACKGROUND: Stroke results in varying levels of physical disabilities that may adversely impact balance with increased tendency to falls. This may intensify with cognitive impairments (CI), and impede functional recovery. Therefore,  task-specific balance ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An analysis of trunk kinematics and gait parameters in people with stroke - Titus AW, Hillier S, Louw QA, Inglis-Jassiem G.
BACKGROUND: Approximately two out of three people with stroke experience gait problems. Trunk movement control and symmetry is an important prerequisite for functional walking gait. Movement control, measured objectively as kinematics during walking gait, ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluating the effects of delivering integrated kinesthetic and tactile cues to individuals with unilateral hemiparetic stroke during overground walking - Afzal MR, Pyo S, Oh MK, Park YS, Yoon J.
BACKGROUND: Integration of kinesthetic and tactile cues for application to post-stroke gait rehabilitation is a novel concept which needs to be explored. The combined provision of haptic cues may result in collective improvement of gait parameters such as ...
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Post stroke depression: the sequelae of cerebral stroke - Das J, Rajanikant GK.
Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most common mental health issue, afflicting around 33% of stroke survivors. PSD has a negative impact on the rehabilitation, recuperation of motor and cognitive deficits following stroke and significantly increases the c...
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Effects of mirror therapy on walking ability, balance and lower limb motor recovery after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials - Li Y, Wei Q, Gou W, He C.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of mirror therapy on walking ability, balance and lower limb motor recovery in patients with stroke. METHOD: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, CENTRAL, PEDro Database, CNKI, VIP, Wan Fang, ClinicalTrials.gov, Cu...
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Visual perceptual deficits and their contribution to walking dysfunction in individuals with post-stroke visual neglect - Ogourtsova T, Archambault PS, Lamontagne A.
BACKGROUND: Unilateral spatial neglect (USN), a highly prevalent and disabling post-stroke deficit, severely affects functional mobility. Visual perceptual abilities (VPAs) are essential in activities involving mobility. However, whether and to what extent...
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Over-focused? The relation between patients' inclination for conscious control and single- and dual-task motor performance after stroke - Denneman RPM, Kal EC, Houdijk H, Kamp JV.
BACKGROUND: Many stroke patients are inclined to consciously control their movements. This is thought to negatively affect patients' motor performance, as it disrupts movement automaticity. However, it has also been argued that conscious control may someti...
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Validity of the ActiGraph activity monitor for individuals who walk slowly post-stroke - Campos C, DePaul VG, Knorr S, Wong JS, Mansfield A, Patterson KK.
Background Slow and asymmetric gait post-stroke may reduce the accuracy of accelerometers (e.g. ActiGraph [AG]) to measure activity. OBJECTIVEs To (1) determine the validity of AG step counts post-stroke; (2) develop guidelines for low frequency ex...
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Six hours of task-oriented training optimizes walking competency post stroke: a randomized controlled trial in the public health-care system of South Africa - Knox M, Stewart A, Richards CL.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a minimal dose intervention of six 1-hour sessions of task-oriented circuit gait training including a caregiver over a 12-week period to persons post stroke in the South African public health sector. DESIGN: Stratified, singl...
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and task-oriented balance training in reducing the fear of falling in patients with chronic stroke: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Liu TW, Ng GYF, Ng SSM.
BACKGROUND: The consequences of falls are devastating for patients with stroke. Balance problems and fear of falling are two major challenges, and recent systematic reviews have revealed that habitual physical exercise training alone cannot reduce the occu...
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Fear of falling in acute stroke: the Fall Study of Gothenburg (FallsGOT) - Lar én A, Odqvist A, Hansson PO, Persson CU.
OBJECTIVE Little is known about which factors are associated with a patient's fear of falling (FoF) after acute stroke. The aim of this study was to investigate baseline variables and their association with FoF during rehabilitation in acute stroke. Patien...
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Predicting fitness-to-drive following stroke using the Occupational Therapy - Driver Off Road Assessment Battery - Unsworth CA, Baker A, Lannin N, Harries P, Strahan J, Browne M.
INTRODUCTION: It is difficult to determine if, or when, individuals with stroke are ready to undergo on-road fitness-to-drive assessment. The Occupational Therapy - Driver Off Road Assessment Battery was developed to determine client suitability to resume ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The problems of heat stroke in the aging society - 裕行, 康史.
According to the data of diagnosis procedure combination (DPC), over 400,000 patients of heat stroke have been treated every year in Japan. And the number of the elderly patients suffering from heat stroke has been increasing in Japan. The characters o...
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A pilot study: can the UFOV assessment be used as a repeated measure to determine timing of on-road assessment in stroke? - McNamara A, John Barr C, Bond MJ, George S.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Useful Field of View scores are predictive of on-road performance post-stroke. No objective data exist to determine if the Useful Field of View (UFOV) assessment can be used as a repeated measure in the post-stroke population to determine ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A novel one arm motorized walker for hemiplegic stroke survivors: a feasibility study - Cho KH, Pyo S, Shin GS, Hong SD, Lee SH, Lee D, Song S, Lee G.
This study aimed to test the safety and feasibility of a prototype one-arm motorized walker that uses a power-driven dev...
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A functional return-to-play progression after exertional heat stroke in a high school football player - Lopez RM, Tanner P, Irani S, Mularoni PP.
OBJECTIVE:   To present a functional return-to-play (RTP) progression after exertional heat stroke (EHS) in a 17-year-old high school football defensive end (height = 185 cm, mass = 145.5 kg). BACKGROUND:   The patient had no pertinent medical ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community mobility after stroke: a systematic review - Wesselhoff S, Hanke TA, Evans CC.
Background Stroke is the leading cause of severe disability and many survivors report long-term physical or cognitive impairments that may impact their ability to achieve community mobility (CM). PURPOSE: To determine the extent to which people wit...
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Functional reach, depression scores and number of medications are associated with number of falls in people with chronic stroke - Alenazi AM, Alshehri MM, Alothman S, Rucker J, Dunning K, D'Silva L, Kluding PM.
BACKGROUND: Falls are a common adverse event among people with stroke. Previous studies investigating risk of falls after stroke have relied primarily on retrospective fall history ranging from 6-12 months recall, with inconsistent findings. OBJECT...
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Developing a falls prevention program for community-dwelling stroke survivors in Singapore: client and caregiver perspectives - Xu T, O'Loughlin K, Clemson L, Lannin NA, Dean C, Koh G.
PURPOSE: Drawing on the perspectives of stroke survivors, family members and domestic helpers, this study explores participants' experiences of self-perceived fall risk factors after stroke, common fall prevention strategies used, and challenges to communi...
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Bilateral early activity in the hip flexors associated with falls in stroke survivors: preliminary evidence from laboratory-induced falls - Celinskis D, Grabiner MD, Honeycutt CF.
OBJECTIVE: Falls are the most common and expensive medical complication following stroke. Hypermetric reflexes have been suggested to impact post-stroke balance but no study has evaluated reflex amplitudes under real conditions of falls in this population....
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Post-stroke fatigue and depressive symptoms are differentially related to mobility and cognitive performance - MacIntosh BJ, Edwards JD, Kang M, Cogo-Moreira H, Chen JL, Mochizuki G, Herrmann N, Swardfager W.
This study investigates how they are related, directly or indirectly, to mobility and cognitive outcomes within 6 months of stroke. METHODS: Participant...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Association of stroke subtypes with risk of hip fracture: a population-based study in Taiwan - Zheng JQ, Lai HJ, Zheng CM, Yen YC, Lu KC, Hu CJ, Lee HH, Wang YH.
This study aimed to investigate the association of stroke subtypes and hip fracture by using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database. Significantly higher risks of hip fracture were found fo...
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Economic burden of informal caregiving associated with history of stroke and falls among older adults in the U.S. - Joo H, Wang G, Yee SL, Zhang P, Sleet D.
INTRODUCTION: Older adults are at high risk for stroke and falls, both of which require a large amount of informal caregiving. However, the economic burden of informal caregiving associated with stroke and fall history is not well known. METHODS: U...
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Population-based study of ischemic stroke risk after trauma in children and young adults - Fox CK, Hills NK, Vinson DR, Numis AL, Dicker RA, Sidney S, Fullerton HJ.
OBJECTIVE: To quantify the incidence, timing, and risk of ischemic stroke after trauma in a population-based young cohort. METHODS: We electronically identified trauma patients (...
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prediction of falls in subjects suffering from Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis and stroke - Beghi E, Gervasoni E, Pupillo E, Bianchi E, Montesano A, Aprile I, Agostini M, Rovaris M, Cattaneo D.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the risk of falls and fall predictors in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS) and stroke using the same study design. DESIGN: Multicenter prospective cohort study. SETTING: Three [masked] institution...
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A history of falls is associated with a significant increase in acute mortality in women after stroke - Foster EJ, Barlas RS, Wood AD, Bettencourt-Silva JH, Clark AB, Metcalf AK, Bowles KM, Potter JF, Myint PK.
This study examined whether having a history of either event is associated with ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news