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Current epidemiology of cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery in the UK and Ireland (2004-2013).
OBJECTIVES: To determine current epidemiology and clinical characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt surgery, including revisions. METHODS: A retrospective, multicentre, registry-based study was conducted based ...
Oral modified release morphine for breathlessness in chronic heart failure: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
AIMS: Morphine is shown to relieve chronic breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. There are no definitive data in people with heart failure. We aimed to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness ...
The relationship between stroke survivors' perceived identity and mood, self-esteem and quality of life.
OBJECTIVES: To examine change in identity after stroke and to elucidate its relationship with mood and quality of life. To test Higgins' theory of the impact of identity (self-discrepancy) on anxiety and depression. To ...
Outcomes following surgery in subgroups of comatose and very elderly patients with chronic subdural hematoma.
Increasing age and lower pre-operative Glasgow coma score (GCS) are associated with worse outcome after surgery for chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH). Only few studies have quantified outcomes specific to the very elderly ...
Brief group-based acceptance and commitment therapy for stroke survivors.
OBJECTIVES: To date, the efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for stroke survivors has not been established. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of group-based ACT for stroke survivors in ...
The effect of normobaric hypoxic exposure on coagulation as measured by thromboelastography.
INTRODUCTION: The physiological impact of hypoxia on coagulation has significant importance in the clinical setting, but it is not yet fully understood. Various static methods exist to investigate the process of coagulation, ...