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Preventing functional loss during immobilization after osteoporotic wrist fractures in elderly patients: a randomized clinical trial

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, August 2014
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Title
Preventing functional loss during immobilization after osteoporotic wrist fractures in elderly patients: a randomized clinical trial
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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, August 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2474-15-287
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Nadja Schott, Heide Korbus

Abstract

Distal radius fractures are among the most common fractures and account for approximately one-sixth of all fractures diagnosed. Therapy results after distal radius fracture, especially of elderly patients, are often suboptimal. The inevitable immobilization for several weeks leads to reduction in range of motion, deterioration of muscle strength, malfunction of fine motor skills as well as changes of motor and sensory representations in the brain. Currently, there are no strategies to counteract these immobilization problems. The overall aim of the study is to investigate the therapeutic potential of motor-cognitive approaches (mental practice or mirror therapy) on hand function after wrist fracture.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
Taiwan 1 <1%
Unknown 116 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 23%
Student > Bachelor 17 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 11%
Researcher 12 10%
Student > Postgraduate 10 8%
Other 28 24%
Unknown 11 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 47 40%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 25%
Sports and Recreations 6 5%
Psychology 4 3%
Neuroscience 2 2%
Other 9 8%
Unknown 20 17%

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#3,672,993
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#1,418
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