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Design of a smartphone application with integrated Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) treatment randomization and On-The-Fly Stimulus Parameter Adjustment for streamlining the clinical evaluation of FES protocols
(OMICS International, 2016-03-14)
The clinical application of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) has evolved over the last five decades. However, the use of the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) methodology in evaluating the clinical effectiveness of new ...
These shoes are made for walking: sensitivity performance evaluation of commercial activity monitors under the expected conditions and circumstances required to achieve the international daily step goal of 10,000 steps
(Public Library of Science, 2016-05-11)
IntroductionPhysical activity is a vitally important part of a healthy lifestyle, and is of major benefit to both physical and mental health. A daily step count of 10,000 steps is recommended globally to achieve an appropriate ...
When a step is not a step! Specificity analysis of five physical activity monitors
(Public Library of Science, 2017-01-13)
IntroductionPhysical activity is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle for both physical and mental health states. As step count is one of the most utilized measures for quantifying physical activity it is important ...
The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
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The efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: a meta-analytic review
(Annals of Family Medicine, 2015-07-16)
PURPOSE Positive effects have been reported after mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) in diverse clinical and nonclinical populations. Primary care is a key health care setting for addressing common chronic conditions, ...
Epidemiology of gestational diabetes mellitus according to IADPSG/WHO 2013 criteria among obese pregnant women in Europe
(Springer Verlag, 2016-08-29)
Accurate prevalence estimates for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) amongst pregnant women in Europe are lacking due to the use of a multitude of diagnostic criteria and screening strategies in both high-risk women and ...
Indistinguishable NDM-producing escherichia coli isolated from recreational waters, sewage, and a clinical specimen in Ireland, 2016 to 2017
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 2017-04-13)
In this study, New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM)-producing Enterobacteriaceae were identified in Irish recreational waters and sewage. Indistinguishable NDM-producing Escherichia coli by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis ...
Communication as a human right: Citizenship, politics and the role of the speech-language pathologist
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-12-01)
According to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and ...
Detection of ROS induced proteomic signatures by mass spectrometry
(Frontiers Media, 2017)
Reversible and irreversible post-translational modifications ( PTMs) induced by endogenously generated reactive oxygen species (ROS) in regulatory enzymes and proteins plays an essential role in cellular signaling. Almost ...
The spatial distribution of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the chain of survival in Ireland: a multi-class urban-rural analysis
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Abstract: Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly ceases to pump blood around the body. To optimise survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), knowledge of the spatial distribution of OHCA and the availability ...