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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28809391/determinants-of-resilience-among-people-who-sustained-spinal-cord-injury-from-the-2015-earthquake-in-nepal
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M Bhattarai, K Maneewat, W Sae-Sia
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To assess the level of resilience, compare resilience by demographic and injury-related characteristics, and identify significant determinants of resilience in Nepalese people who sustained spinal cord injury (SCI) from the 2015 earthquake. SETTING: Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Center, Kavre and 14 communities in Nepal. METHODS: Eighty-two participants were included using a convenience sampling technique...
August 15, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28809390/clinical-features-and-surgical-outcomes-of-cervical-spondylotic-myelopathy-in-patients-of-different-ages-a-retrospective-study
#2
R J Zhang, C L Shen, J X Zhang, X J Zhang, F L Dong, H Tao, P W Song, P Ge, P Xu, H Q Zhang
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective chart audit. OBJECTIVES: This study aims to compare the clinical features and surgical outcomes in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) among different age groups. SETTING: The first Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, China. METHODS: A total of 460 patients with CSM who were surgically treated over the period of 1995-2009 were investigated. Considering the peak age (40-60 years old) for the onset of symptoms, we divided the patients into three groups by age: young (<40), middle-aged (40-60), and old (>60)...
August 15, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28809389/cost-effectiveness-analysis-of-telephone-based-support-for-the-management-of-pressure-ulcers-in-people-with-spinal-cord-injury-in-india-and-bangladesh
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M Arora, L A Harvey, J V Glinsky, H S Chhabra, M S Hossain, N Arumugam, P K Bedi, I D Cameron, A J Hayes
OBJECTIVE: To determine from a societal perspective the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of telephone-based support for management of pressure ulcers. STUDY DESIGN: Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis of a randomised clinical trial. SETTING: Tertiary centre in India and Bangladesh. METHODS: An economic evaluation was conducted alongside a randomised clinical trial comparing 12 weeks of telephone-based support (intervention group) with usual care (control group)...
August 15, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28786413/the-lived-experience-of-cauda-equina-syndrome-a-qualitative-analysis
#4
R Hall, K Jones
STUDY DESIGN: An exploratory qualitative analysis, using semi-structured interviews to investigate the lived experience of Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES). OBJECTIVES: To address the paucity of psychological research into CES and explore patient experiences of living with the injury. SETTING: The study was conducted in the United Kingdom. Recruitment was via two National Health Service spinal services in the South East of England and an online CES charity...
August 8, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28786412/key-demands-and-characteristics-of-occupations-performed-by-individuals-with-spinal-cord-injury-living-in-switzerland
#5
M Nützi, B Trezzini, E Ronca, U Schwegler
STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive qualitative and quantitative study using cross-sectional data from the Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Cohort Study (SwiSCI). OBJECTIVE: To determine the key demands and characteristics of occupations performed by individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Swiss community. METHODS: Job titles indicated by SwiSCI participants were linked to occupational titles from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) and then frequency-analyzed across sociodemographic and injury-related factors...
August 8, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28786411/the-effects-of-antimuscarinic-treatment-on-the-cognition-of-spinal-cord-injured-individuals-with-neurogenic-lower-urinary-tract-dysfunction-a-prospective-controlled-before-and-after-study
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J Krebs, A Scheel-Sailer, R Oertli, J Pannek
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective controlled before-and-after study. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects of antimuscarinic treatment of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction on the cognition of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) during the early post-acute phase. SETTING: Single SCI rehabilitation center. METHODS: Patients with acute traumatic SCI admitted for primary rehabilitation from 2011 to 2015 were screened for study enrollment...
August 8, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762383/clinical-factors-associated-with-c-reactive-protein-in-chronic-spinal-cord-injury
#7
R L Goldstein, P Walia, M Teylan, A A Lazzari, C G Tun, J E Hart, E Garshick
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: Determine clinical factors associated with plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Boston, MA, USA. METHODS: Participants provided a blood sample, completed a respiratory health questionnaire and underwent dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to assess total and regional body fat. Linear regression models were used to assess cross-sectional associations with plasma CRP...
August 1, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762382/spontaneous-acute-and-chronic-spinal-cord-injuries-in-paraplegic-dogs-a-comparative-study-of-in-vivo-diffusion-tensor-imaging
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A Wang-Leandro, M K Hobert, N Alisauskaite, P Dziallas, K Rohn, V M Stein, A Tipold
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational-analytical study. OBJECTIVES: Description of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) metrics obtained from the spinal cord (SC) of dogs with severe acute or chronic spontaneous, non-experimentally induced spinal cord injury (SCI) and correlation of DTI values with lesion extent of SCI measured in T2-weighted (T2W) magnetic resonance imaging sequences. SETTING: Hannover, Germany. METHODS: Forty-seven paraplegic dogs, 32 with acute and 15 with chronic SCI, and 6 disease controls were included...
August 1, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762381/comorbidity-and-physical-activity-in-people-with-paraplegia-a-descriptive-cross-sectional-study
#9
L Montesinos-Magraner, P Serra-Añó, X García-Massó, L Ramírez-Garcerán, L-M González, M Á González-Viejo
STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional study. SETTING: The study was conducted in the Spinal Cord Injury Unit of the University Vall d'Hebron Hospital and in the Physical Education and Sports Department of the University of Valencia. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to quantify the presence of comorbidities in spinal cord injury (SCI) subjects who did or did not perform regular physical activity (PA) and to identify the relationship between PA and the level of comorbidity...
August 1, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762380/rasch-measurement-properties-of-the-pain-medication-questionnaire-in-persons-with-spinal-cord-injury
#10
B N Hand, C A Velozo, J S Krause
STUDY DESIGN: Secondary analysis of cross-sectional population-based self-report data. OBJECTIVE: To determine how well the Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ) measures risk of pain medication misuse and its precision in separating individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) into meaningful classification categories. SETTING: Academic medical center in Southeastern United States. METHODS: Data were collected from a population-based registry of SCI (n=971)...
August 1, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719579/using-primate-neural-stem-cells-cultured-in-self-assembling-peptide-nanofiber-scaffolds-to-repair-injured-spinal-cords-in-rats
#11
J-C Ye, Y Qin, Y-F Wu, P Wang, Y Tang, L Huang, M-J Ma, Y-S Zeng, H-Y Shen
This corrects the article DOI: 10.1038/sc.2016.36.
July 18, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695904/neuropathic-pain-and-spasticity-intricate-consequences-of-spinal-cord-injury
#12
REVIEW
N B Finnerup
STUDY DESIGN: The 2016 International Spinal Cord Society Sir Ludwig Guttmann Lecture. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this review is to identify different symptoms and signs of neuropathic pain and spasticity after spinal cord injury (SCI) and to present different methods of assessing them. The objective is to discuss how a careful characterization of different symptoms and signs, and a better translation of preclinical findings may improve our understanding of the complex and entangled mechanisms of neuropathic pain and spasticity...
July 11, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695903/social-support-and-its-association-with-depression-gender-and-socioeconomic-indicators-in-individuals-with-spinal-cord-injury-in-iran
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Z Khazaeipour, M Hajiaghababaei, B Mirminachi, A R Vaccaro, V Rahimi-Movaghar
STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the relationship between perceived social support and depression and to evaluate the role of family, friends and other caregivers in the perception of social support in Iranian individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. METHODS: Social support was evaluated using the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support questionnaire, which gauges perceptions of support from family, friends and 'important persons'...
July 11, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695902/methods-for-classifying-obesity-in-spinal-cord-injury-a-review
#14
REVIEW
S L Silveira, T A Ledoux, S Robinson-Whelen, R Stough, M A Nosek
STUDY DESIGN: Narrative review. OBJECTIVES: Review methods used to measure and classify obesity in individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Outline the strengths and weaknesses of each method used to measure obesity in individuals with SCI. SETTING: International. METHODS: PubMed was used to identify articles before 2016. Search terms ('obesity' or 'weight status' and 'spinal cord injury'). Filters: adults, English and human...
July 11, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695901/development-and-validation-of-a-bowel-routine-based-self-report-questionnaire-for-sacral-sparing-after-spinal-cord-injury
#15
N Liu, H Xing, M-W Zhou, F Biering-Sørensen
STUDY DESIGN: An observational study. OBJECTIVE: To develop a self-administered tool for assessment of sacral sparing after spinal cord injury (SCI) and to test its validity in individuals with SCI. SETTING: Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China. METHODS: A 5-item SCI sacral sparing self-report questionnaire was developed based on several events that most patients might experience during bowel routine. 102 participants who sustained SCI within 12 months were asked to complete the questionnaire followed by an anorectal examination...
July 11, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28695900/reliability-validity-and-sensitivity-to-change-of-neurogenic-bowel-dysfunction-score-in-patients-with-spinal-cord-injury
#16
D Erdem, D Hava, P Keskinoğlu, Ç Bircan, Ö Peker, K Krogh, S Gülbahar
STUDY DESIGN: Psychometrics study. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to investigate the validity, reliability and sensitivity to change of neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) score. SETTING: Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey. METHODS: The study included 42 patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). The reliability of NBD score was assessed by test-retest reliability and internal consistency. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was calculated to determine internal consistency...
July 11, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28653674/effects-of-orthotic-therapeutic-electrical-stimulation-in-the-treatment-of-patients-with-paresis-associated-with-acute-cervical-spinal-cord-injury-a-randomized-control-trial
#17
K Iwahashi, T Hayashi, R Watanabe, A Nishimura, T Ueta, T Maeda, K Shiba
STUDY DESIGN: A randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of orthotic therapeutic electrical stimulation (TES) on the hand in patients with paresis associated with acute cervical spinal cord injury. SETTING: Spinal Injuries Center, Fukuoka, Japan. METHODS: The study included patients treated for spinal cord injuries (Frankel classification, grades B and C) at our institution within 1 week post injury between May 2011 and December 2014...
June 27, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28653673/the-use-of-the-neurologic-exam-to-predict-awareness-and-control-of-lower-urinary-tract-function-post-sci
#18
M S Alexander, C Carr, Y Chen, A McLain
This corrects the article DOI: 10.1038/sc.2017.55.
June 27, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28653672/the-impact-of-spinal-cord-injury-on-the-quality-of-life-of-primary-family-caregivers-a-literature-review
#19
REVIEW
J Lynch, R Cahalan
STUDY DESIGN: Literature review. OBJECTIVES: To provide a detailed review of the literature regarding the impact of spinal cord injury (SCI) on the quality of life (QOL) of family members who have become the primary caregiver and to highlight potential interventions available. METHODS: Appropriate databases were searched for relevant peer-reviewed studies. Twenty-five studies (four qualitative and 21 quantitative) were identified which investigated the role that family members play in caring for people with SCI and the impact it has on their QOL...
June 27, 2017: Spinal Cord
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631749/causes-of-death-after-traumatic-spinal-cord-injury-a-70-year-british-study
#20
G Savic, M J DeVivo, H L Frankel, M A Jamous, B M Soni, S Charlifue
DESIGN: Retrospective and prospective observational. OBJECTIVE: Analyse causes of death after traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI) in persons surviving the first year post injury, and establish any trend over time. SETTING: Two spinal centres in Great Britain. METHODS: The sample consisted of 5483 patients with tSCI admitted to Stoke Mandeville and Southport spinal centres who were injured between 1943 and 2010, survived first year post injury, had residual neurological deficit on discharge and were British residents...
June 20, 2017: Spinal Cord
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