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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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3AUDIT OF KNEE PAIN CONTROL IN ACUTE REHABILITATION

A. Stone, W-F Lim and K. Wright.

in Age and Ageing

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

Introduction: Acute rehabilitation on our acute older persons' ward was often hampered by musculoskeletal pain. The physiotherapists in particular found stiff and painful knees...

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Post-operative cognitive dysfunction after knee arthroplasty: a diagnostic dilemma

Kiryu K. Yap and Peter Joyner.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geriatric Medicine. 1341 words.

Post-operative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is common in the elderly, and significantly impacts their recovery. We present an unusual diagnostic challenge where a 65-year-old male presented...

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Knee Strength Maintained Despite Loss of Lean Body Mass During Weight Loss in Older Obese Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis

Xuewen Wang, Gary D. Miller, Stephen P. Messier and Barbara J. Nicklas.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 3982 words.

Background. The effects of weight loss on muscle function in older adults have not been well studied. This study determined the effects of a 6-month weight-loss...

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A longitudinal study of knee pain in older men: Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project

Marlene Fransen, Steve Su, Alison Harmer, Fiona M. Blyth, Vasi Naganathan, Philip Sambrook, David Le Couteur and Robert G. Cumming.

in Age and Ageing

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3507 words.

Background: chronic knee pain is still considered a fairly benign disease by many, an ‘unavoidable’ consequence of ageing. This passive acceptance may be unnecessarily exposing...

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The prevalence of osteoporosis in patients with severe hip and knee osteoarthritis awaiting joint arthroplasty

Elizabeth A. Lingard, Sheryl Y. Mitchell, Roger M. Francis, David Rawlings, Robert Peaston, Fraser N. Birrell and Andrew W. McCaskie.

in Age and Ageing

March 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3483 words.

Background: the presence of osteoporosis in patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) has important implications for understanding disease progression and providing...

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A prospective observational study of falling before and after knee replacement surgery

Annette Swinkels, John H. Newman and Theresa J. Allain.

in Age and Ageing

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3751 words.

Background: knee arthritis is a risk factor for falling. Increasing numbers of people are receiving total knee arthroplasty (TKA) but the natural history of falling before and...

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The Effect of Age-Related Declines in Proprioception and Total Knee Replacement on Postural Control

John W. McChesney and Marjorie H. Woollacott.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5193 words.

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An experiment was designed to examine the effects of a decrease in threshold joint position sense (TJPS) at the knee and ankle and of total knee replacement (TKR) on...

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Prognostic Factors for Functional Outcome of Total Knee Replacement: A Prospective Study

Leena Sharma, James Sinacore, Claire Daugherty, Daniel T. Kuesis, S. David Stulberg, Marjorie Lewis, Gerhard Baumann and Rowland W. Chang.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background . The objective was to investigate whether baseline physical functioning, medical, psychosocial, or demographic variables predict...

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Rapid Communication. Taiji Training Improves Knee Extensor Strength and Force Control in Older Adults

Evangelos A. Christou, Yang Yang and Karl S. Rosengren.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 2490 words.

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Taiji training on knee extensor strength and force control in older individuals. Twenty-six healthy older adults (71.9 ± 1.8 years)...

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Self-Efficacy Mediates Walking Performance in Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis

Monica R. Maly, Patrick A. Costigan and Sandra J. Olney.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 2766 words.

Background. Self-efficacy is a determinant of walking performance in older adults with knee osteoarthritis. We examined whether self-efficacy mediated the...

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