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Kramer, Jessica - - 2010
To ensure that researchers and practitioners make valid interpretations from children's self-reports, evidence must demonstrate that the self-report has appropriate psychometric properties. The Child Occupational Self Assessment (COSA) is a self-report of occupational competence and value for everyday activities designed to involve children in identifying goals and assessing outcomes. Five ...
Kuijper, M.A. - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. Our aim in this study was to investigate the relationship between (a) the manual abilities of children with cerebral palsy (CP), assessed with the Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) in a school rehabilitation setting, and (b) the children's performance of self-care activities at home, assessed with the Pediatric Evaluation ...
Mulcahey, M.J. - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. To report on a cognitive testing study on newly constructed items designed to evaluate client-reported outcomes of activity performance and participation after spinal cord injury (SCI).
Costigan, F. - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. Our goal in this study was to determine the effect of seated position on upper-extremity access to augmentative communication for a child with cerebral palsy.
Donovan, Mary - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. Most occupational therapy interventions for caregivers are designed to reduce negative consequences of caregiving by building skills to manage problem behaviors and dependence. However, therapists may be missing an opportunity to provide interventions that directly help caregivers to emphasize and act on positive aspects of care. We describe care-related ...
Stark, Susan - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We describe the development and preliminary psychometric properties of an assessment to quantify the magnitude of an environmental barrier's influence on occupational performance.
Perlmutter, Monica - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. To determine whether changes in hearing, cognition, depression, and vision affect daily life participation and whether screening tests that identify problems could be used in the home.
Lyons, Kathleen - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We assessed the psychometrics of a self-administered survey modification of the Activity Card Sort (modified; ACSm) when used to track activity resumption after stem cell transplantation (SCT).
Lewis, Erika - - 2010
Intrarater and interrater reliability were determined for middle finger range of motion (ROM) using the Rolyan finger goniometer. Seven raters measured ROM 3 times (trials) on 20 healthy adults. Intraclass reliability analysis and analysis of variance was used to assess the consistency and stability of measures. Level of significance was ...
Walker, Kimberly - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We assessed mobility device skills in a lived-in environment on a community mobility skills course (CMSC) and related those skills to previously demonstrated skills in a controlled environment on an inside mobility skills course (IMSC).
Goverover, Yael - - 2010
People with traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience memory and learning difficulties. Difficulty in the initial acquisition of information is a primary reason people with TBI experience difficulties in learning and memory. Treatment focusing on improving the acquisition of information will likely improve both recall and recognition performance. In the "generation ...
Hayner, Kate - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We compared the effectiveness of constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) with bilateral treatment of equal intensity for chronic upper-extremity (UE) dysfunction caused by cerebrovascular accident (CVA).
Christodoulou, Irene - - 2010
Stainsby, Brynne - - 2010
Lawrence, Dana - - 2010
Brown, Douglas - - 2010
This historical treatise documents the unbroken legacy of the West family of chiropractors which has flourished in Canada for over 100 years. Part I, unearths the origins, development and careers of Archibald West, the founder of this dynasty, his son Samuel and grandson Stephen. Part II, not yet ready for ...
Rodine, Robert - - 2010
The following case describes a 68 year-old woman with a 7 1/2 year history of worsening head and neck pain diagnosed as trigeminal neuralgia following surgical resection of a brain tumor. After years of unsuccessful management with medication and physical therapies, a therapeutic trial of chiropractic was carried out. Chiropractic ...
Emary, Peter - - 2010
Objective: To familiarize the chiropractic clinician with the clinical presentation, radiographic features, and conservative versus surgical treatment options for managing femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome.
Riva, John - - 2010
Although not typical, there appears to be a growing trend of chiropractors working within collaborative care settings. We use a case report to highlight features of patient care and education related to chiropractic practice within a collaborative care model. This paper hopes to offer some insight into how a chiropractor ...
Akbari-Asbagh, Firozeh - - 2010
Problem statement: Oxidative Stress (OS) has been recognized as one of the most important cause of male infertility. We studied the relation of serum and Semen Malondialdehyde (MDA) and Total Antioxidant Capacity (TAC) with sperm parameters in infertile men with sperm count within the normal range. Approach: The prospective case-control ...
Borvak, Jozef - - 2010
Problem statement: Dendritic Cells (DCs) integrate responses of innate and adaptive immune system via transmitting pro-inflammatory and regulatory signals to naive cells within draining lymph nodes. DCs have high capacity for endocytosis, both Clathrin-Dependent (CDE) and Caveolin-Dependent (CvDE). Approach: We have recently shown that ATP-hydrolysis by the multifunctional transporter protein ...
Willoughby, Ernest - - 2010
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting was held in Toronto, Canada from 10-17 April, 2010. As usual, multiple sclerosis (MS) featured prominently with about 450 poster and platform presentations on various aspects. Highlights were presentations on the controversial theory of venous obstruction as a cause of MS and ...
Arnold, D.L. - - 2010
Although the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in multiple sclerosis (MS) is widely accepted, the clinical usefulness of routine MRI for monitoring the evolution of patients with MS is less widely accepted. It is not uncommon for clinicians to say that they 'treat the patient, not the MRI'. ...
Giovannoni, G. - - 2010
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, particularly symptomatic infection, is closely associated with multiple sclerosis (MS). The strength of this association, the interaction of EBV infection with genetic risk factors and emerging immunological data have resulted in some investigators arguing that this association may be causative. Causation, however, is a complex science ...
Arnason, B.G.W. - - 2010
Lenercept, a tumour necrosis factor (TNF) capture molecule, was tested in a double- blind, placebo-controlled Phase II trial in multiple sclerosis (MS). Most patients had relapsing-remitting disease. The code was broken once all patients had been treated for at least 24 weeks. Patients on the drug experienced one and a ...
Murray, T.J. - - 2010
In 1930 there were many conflicting views on the cause, incidence, precipitating factors, inheritance and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). A young, London neurologist summarized the state of understanding of the disease with his personal view of many of the uncertain areas, and clarified the thinking for the neurological community ...
Aggarwal, A. - - 2010
Psychiatric disorders have been commonly recognized to be associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) during the course of the illness or as a result of the side effects of the drugs used for its management. There have been reports of MS patirents, presenting initially with pure psychiatric symptoms. Amongst these, atypical ...
Gallino, Francesca - - 2010
Objectives: aim of the study is the analysis of practices of referral currently applied by the Rehabilitation Service of Mayer Hospital-Florence, Italy--from the inpatient department to the community service. Among the expected outcomes the authors highlight those practices that best can ensure consistency and continuity of care across all services ...
Perger, Daniel - - 2010
The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between some tools used in the clinical assessment of nine patients with stroke, who were observed twice with a three month gap between each observation. Assessment tools were selected that investigate the main aspects of these patients, and taken all ...
Vigano, Luca - - 2010
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most important element of knee stability. Its injury is the consequence of a distortion trauma or a forced flexion or extension of the knee.
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