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Category: From the Literature

Oral Bisphosphonate Is Cost Effective for 5 Years for All Women
Posted On: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:14 by Beverly Murphy

Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis at Different Ages and Levels of Life Expectancy.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03571.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Pham AN, Datta SK, Weber TJ, Walter LC, Colón-Emeric CS.

From the Divisions of Endocrinology, Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Endocrinology, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Center for Health Services Research, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Division of Geriatrics, San...


Categories: From the Literature

Body-Weight-Supported Treadmill Rehabilitation After Stroke
Posted On: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 14:35 by Beverly Murphy

Body-weight-supported treadmill rehabilitation after stroke.
N Engl J Med. 2011 May 26;364(21):2026-36.
Duncan PW, Sullivan KJ, Behrman AL, Azen SP, Wu SS, Nadeau SE, Dobkin BH, Rose DK, Tilson JK, Cen S, Hayden SK; LEAPS Investigative Team.

Department of Community and Family Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA. pamela.duke@duke.edu

BACKGROUND: Locomotor training, including the use of body-weight support in treadmill stepping, is a physical therapy intervention used to improve recovery of the ability to walk after stroke. The  effectiveness and appropriate timing of this intervention have not been established.



Categories: From the Literature