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Occupational therapy predischarge home visits for patients with a stroke (HOVIS): Results of a feasibility randomized controlled trial
Objective: To assess the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial of occupational therapy predischarge home visits for people after stroke. Design: Randomized controlled trial and cohort study. We randomized ...
Individual participant data meta-analyses should not ignore clustering
Objectives: Individual participant data (IPD) meta-analyses often analyze their IPD as if coming from a single study. We compare this approach with analyses that rather account for clustering of patients within studies. ...
Stroke specific vocational rehabilitation (SSVR): A feasibility randomised controlled trial
Introduction: A quarter of UK strokes occur in working age people but fewer than half resume work. Rehabilitation frequently fails to address work needs and evidence for post-stroke vocational rehabilitation is lacking. ...
Mental Health Nurses; Meeting the psychological needs of stroke survivors
Introduction: The National Stroke Strategy-2007 and Accelerated Stroke Improvement metrics state that 40% of all stroke patients should have their psychological needs reviewed within six months after stroke. In Nottingham ...
Commissioning vocational rehabilitation after stroke: Can the Cinderella services get to the ball? A qualitative study
OBJECTIVE: To understand the barriers and enablers to commissioning vocational rehabilitation (VR) after stroke.
The application of a stroke cognitive pathway across a county: An exploration of current clinical practice
Introduction: The 'Accelerating Stroke Improvement Programme' calls for specialist expertise and competence in the assessment, treatment and monitoring of patients with cognitive disturbance. Occupational therapists and ...
Cardiovascular effects of stimulant and non-stimulant medication for children and adolescents with ADHD: A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials of methylphenidate, amphetamines and atomoxetine
This article presents a review to evaluate potential cardiovascular effects of these treatments, the authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of methylphenidate (MPH), amphetamines (AMP), and ...
Alcohol and the NHS Health Check programme: Could we be left with a hangover?
Alcohol misuse costs the NHS in the order of £2.7 billion per year; the total annual cost to the UK economy has been calculated at up to £25.1 billion. This article will examine if the Department of Health?s NHS Health ...
Health checks: Could we be left with a hangover?
Alcohol misuse costs £2.7 billion a year to the NHS. Mark Holmes and Jamie Waterall ask whether the NHS Health Check programme has missed a chance to help reduce the health risks of alcohol misuse
Clinical assessment of depth sensor based pose estimation algorithms for technology supervised rehabilitation applications
Encouraging rehabilitation by the use of technology in the home can be a cost-effective strategy, particularly if consumer-level equipment can be used. We present a clinical qualitative and quantitative analysis of the ...