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Evaluating the performance of amputee services at neighbouring hospitals: a risk adjusted performance analysis.
(SERDI Publisher, 2016-06)
Background: Despite advances in vascular surgery techniques, ageing populations and increasing rates of vascular disease and diabetes have contributed to relatively steady amputation rates. Older amputees have limited life ...
Rehabilitation in dementia care
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation is increasingly accepted as valuable in the management of chronic disease. Whereas traditional rehabilitation models focussed on recovery, maintaining independence and delaying functional ...
Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: an abridged version of a Cochrane Review.
(Minerva Medica, 2015-08)
Aim: Virtual reality and interactive video gaming have emerged as new treatment approaches in stroke rehabilitation settings over the last ten years. The primary objective of this review was to determine the effectiveness ...
Promoting Activity in Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerometry
(Public Library of Science, 2016-08-26)
Background Low activity levels in inpatient rehabilitation are associated with adverse outcomes. The study aimed to test whether activity levels can be increased by the provision of monitored activity data to patients and ...