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Development and psychometric evaluation of a new patient -reported outcome measure for stroke self -management: The Southampton Stroke Self - Management Questionnaire (SSSMQ).
BACKGROUND: Self-management is important to the recovery and quality of life of people following stroke. Many interventions to support self-management following stroke have been developed, however to date no reliable and ...
Effect of experimentally reduced distal sensation on postural response to hip abductor/ankle evertor muscle vibration.
This study assessed whether postural responses induced by vibratory perturbations of the hip abductors and ankle evertors, were modified when distal tactile sensation was experimentally reduced through cooling. Sixteen ...
Effects of the site and extent of plantar cutaneous stimulation on dynamic balance and muscle activity while walking.
Previous studies have demonstrated that stimulating the cutaneous plantar sensory receptors of the foot through textured insoles improves human balance and walking. This study investigated the effect of medial and lateral ...
Hyperglycaemia-related complications at the time of diagnosis can cause permanent neurological disability in children with neonatal diabetes.
BACKGROUND: Children with neonatal diabetes often present with diabetic ketoacidosis and hence are at risk of cerebral oedema and subsequent long-term neurological deficits. These complications are difficult to identify ...
Person-centred care in dentistry--the patients' perspective.
OBJECTIVES: To develop an understanding of the key features of person-centred care (PCC) in relation to general dental practice from a patient's perspective. BACKGROUND: PCC is acknowledged as an important dimension of ...