Aust Occup Ther J 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
Occupational Science and Therapy, School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
J Rehabil Med 2021 Sep 24. Epub 2021 Sep 24.
Faculty of Rehabilitation and Allied Health Sciences, Riphah International University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
The aim of this commentary is to discuss from a rehabilitation perspective the published Cochrane Review (1) by Voet NBM et al., under the direct supervision of Cochrane Neuromuscular Group. This Cochrane Corner is produced in agreement with the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine by Cochrane Rehabilitation. Read More
Autism Res 2021 Sep 22. Epub 2021 Sep 22.
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique challenges for families and caregivers, as well as for autism-focused clinicians, who are faced with providing a thorough and accurate evaluation of children's specific needs and diagnoses in the absence of in-person assessment tools. The shift to telehealth assessments has challenged clinicians to reconsider approaches and assumptions that underlie the diagnostic assessment process, and to adopt new ways of individualizing standard assessments according to family and child needs. Mandates for physical distancing have uncovered deficiencies in diagnostic practices for suspected autism and have illuminated biases that have posed obstacles preventing children and families from receiving the services that they truly need. Read More
NeuroRehabilitation 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Department of Mental and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Via de Crecchio, 4, Naples, Italy Tel.: +39 349 3185769; E-mail:
Background: Mental practice, which is proposed for the rehabilitative training of people post-stroke, is a training method based on the repetition of the internal representation of a movement or a task with the aim of improving the performance.Objective: The aim of this commentary is to discuss Cochrane evidence on the efficacy of mental practice in improving upper extremity functioning in people with hemiparesis after stroke.Methods: To summarize and discuss from a rehabilitation perspective the published Cochrane Review "Mental practice for treating upper extremity deficits in individuals with hemiparesis after stroke" by Barclay et al. Read More
Int J Rheum Dis 2021 Sep 17. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy.
Dev Med Child Neurol 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.