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Who should have a pre-discharge home assessment visit after a stroke? A qualitative study of occupational therapists’ views
Introduction: The number of patients who have a pre-discharge home assessment visit following a stroke has been reported to vary nationally. The purpose of this research was to explore the factors influencing occupational ...
A questionnaire survey comparing the educational priorities of patients and medical students in the management of multiple sclerosis.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the educational priorities patients and students raise concerning the management of multiple sclerosis (MS). DESIGN/SETTING: A single-centre comparative questionnaire survey conducted in a foundation ...
Does a specialist unit improve outcomes for hospitalized patients with Parkinson's disease?
OBJECTIVE: Suboptimal management of Parkinson's disease (PD) medication in hospital may lead to avoidable complications. We introduced an in-patient PD unit for those admitted urgently with general medical problems. We ...
The effectiveness and cost of corticosteroid injection and physiotherapy in the treatment of frozen shoulder-a single-centre service evaluation.
Frozen shoulder is a common condition resulting in pain, stiffness and functional impairment. Symptoms can persist for months or even years if left untreated. Various treatments are available, but a standard care package ...
A randomised controlled feasibility study investigating the use of eccentric and concentric strengthening exercises in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinopathy.
OBJECTIVES: To conduct a feasibility study to compare concentric and eccentric rotator cuff strengthening exercises for rotator cuff tendinopathy. METHODS: A total of 11 patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy who were on ...
An update of stabilisation exercises for low back pain: a systematic review with meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND: Non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) is a large and costly problem. It has a lifetime prevalence of 80% and results in high levels of healthcare cost. It is a major cause for long term sickness amongst the workforce ...