Crit Care 2020 07 9;24(1):402. Epub 2020 Jul 9.
The Norwegian CBRNE Centre of Medicine, Department of Acute Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
PLoS One 2021 15;16(6):e0253288. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Introduction: There has been limited study of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in patients at risk of limb loss. Our primary objective was to estimate the prevalence of disability in this patient population using the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2. Read More
PLoS One 2021 15;16(6):e0253138. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
Endocrine Research Center, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran.
Background: Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of death in patients with diabetes. We aimed to evaluate the association between ankle-brachial index (ABI) and toe-brachial index (TBI) with carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM).Methods: This cross sectional study included 296 patients with T2DM who met the American Diabetes Association criteria for the assessment of peripheral arterial atherosclerosis. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jun;100(24):e26275
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, National Health Insurance Ilsan Hospital, Goyang.
Abstract: This study was conducted to investigate the effects of the degree of dual-task (DT) interference on gait, dual-task cost (DTC), cognitive ability, balance, and fall efficacy in people with stroke.In this cross-sectional study, people with chronic stroke (N = 36) performed a DT gait assessment (gait and cognitive task). During the evaluation, DT interference in motor and cognition was evaluated simultaneously. Read More
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
Objectives: Several studies have indicated that arthralgia may be driven by central sensitisation. Central sensitivity syndrome (CSS) is a concept that unifies various symptoms due to central sensitisation. Recently, the central sensitisation inventory (CSI) was developed as a screening questionnaire to detect CSS. Read More
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
Department of Radiology Technology, School of Paramedical Sciences, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
X-ray usage in medical diagnosis could have hurtful effects for both patient and medical imaging wards' personnel as a result of failure to follow radiation protection (RP) principles (shielding, distance and time) by radiographers. This cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study was carried out by valid and reliable online questionnaire, which was completed by 103 radiographers. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation and frequency) and analytical statistics (Pearson's correlation coefficient test, Student's independent t-test and analysis of variance test) in the Statistical Package for Social Sciences version 20 (sig: P < 0. Read More