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Discharge gait speed and hospital readmission for the elderly population: A pilot study
ABSTRACT Objective: To describe whether discharge gait speed, after a course of physical therapy, is related to hospital readmission in the elderly population. Design: Observational cross-sectional study of discharge gait ...
A critical appraisal of "Testing the feasibility and safety of the Nintendo Wii gaming console in orthopedic rehabilitation: a pilot randomized controlled study "
The Nintendo Wii is a gaming device, which requires the movement and skill of performing a task in reference to a visual field. It is mostly used for recreational gaming, but recently in the field of physical therapy, has ...
Critical Appraisal of "Effects of an Interactive Computer Game Exercise Regimen on Balance Impairment in Frail Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial"
Fulfilling a requirement for a Doctor of Physical Therapy Evidence Based Practice course, as well as answering a clinical question regarding the use of interactive video gaming for older adults with balance issues, the ...
A critical appraisal of "Conservative Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: a 2-Year Follow-Up"
This article is a critical appraisal of a 1997 article titled "Conservative Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: a 2-Year Follow-Up." It explains what the study involved and how it is applicable to modern physical therapy.
A critical appraisal of “Evaluation of Low-Level Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders”
Objective: The purpose of this paper was to critically appraise the article “Evaluation of Low-Level Laser Therapy in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders” Methods: The article was chosen using PubMed Central open ...