Julie Bernhardt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inactive and alone: physical activity within the first 14 days of acute stroke unit care
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 35:1005-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Little therapy, little physical activity: rehabilitation within the first 14 days of organized stroke unit care
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 39:43-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Training novice clinicians improves observation accuracy of the upper extremity after stroke
    J Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1611-8. 2001
  4. pmc Enhancing physical activity in older adults receiving hospital based rehabilitation: a phase II feasibility study
    Catherine M Said
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg West, Vic, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:26. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Bed rest or mobilization after rt-PA? A case-crossover study of factors influencing clinical decision making in stroke services
    Jason Ha
    Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Austin Campus, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 8:172-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Hemispatial neglect and rehabilitation in acute stroke
    Toby B Cumming
    National Stroke Research Institute, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1931-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The modified Rankin Scale in acute stroke has good inter-rater-reliability but questionable validity
    Henry Zhao
    School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:188-93. 2010
  8. doi request reprint A very early rehabilitation trial for stroke (AVERT): phase II safety and feasibility
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg, 3081 Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 39:390-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The NIH stroke scale can establish cognitive function after stroke
    Toby B Cumming
    National Stroke Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:7-14. 2010
  10. doi request reprint A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg Heights, 3081 Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 1:169-71. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Inactive and alone: physical activity within the first 14 days of acute stroke unit care
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 35:1005-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the physical activity patterns of stroke patients managed within acute stroke units as a first step in developing an early mobilization protocol...
  2. ncbi request reprint Little therapy, little physical activity: rehabilitation within the first 14 days of organized stroke unit care
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 39:43-8. 2007
    ..To examine rehabilitation interventions and resulting physical activity patterns of patients managed in acute stroke units to help inform development of a randomized controlled trial of very early rehabilitation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Training novice clinicians improves observation accuracy of the upper extremity after stroke
    J Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:1611-8. 2001
    ..To determine whether training influenced the accuracy of observational kinematic assessment (OKA) of hemiplegic upper extremity impairment and to elucidate the contribution of knowledge of results to learning...
  4. pmc Enhancing physical activity in older adults receiving hospital based rehabilitation: a phase II feasibility study
    Catherine M Said
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg West, Vic, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:26. 2012
    ..Increased physical activity may improve mobility. The objective of this Phase II study was to evaluate the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of enhanced physical activity in older adults receiving rehabilitation...
  5. doi request reprint Bed rest or mobilization after rt-PA? A case-crossover study of factors influencing clinical decision making in stroke services
    Jason Ha
    Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Austin Campus, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 8:172-9. 2013
    ..Treatment with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator is standard care in Australia, but there are no evidence-based practice guidelines about first out of bed activity (mobilization) after recombinant tissue plasminogen activator...
  6. doi request reprint Hemispatial neglect and rehabilitation in acute stroke
    Toby B Cumming
    National Stroke Research Institute, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1931-6. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The modified Rankin Scale in acute stroke has good inter-rater-reliability but questionable validity
    Henry Zhao
    School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:188-93. 2010
    ..We prospectively studied the interrater reliability of the mRS in acutely hospitalised stroke patients and examined the effect of prior experience with the scale and use of a decision tool on the interrater agreement of trained raters...
  8. doi request reprint A very early rehabilitation trial for stroke (AVERT): phase II safety and feasibility
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg, 3081 Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 39:390-6. 2008
    ..Very early rehabilitation, with an emphasis on mobilization, may contribute to improved outcomes after stroke. We hypothesized that a very early rehabilitation protocol would be safe and feasible...
  9. doi request reprint The NIH stroke scale can establish cognitive function after stroke
    Toby B Cumming
    National Stroke Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:7-14. 2010
    ..Cognitive impairment is an important but underrecognised consequence of stroke. We investigated whether a subset of items from the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) could yield valid information on cognitive status in a group of stroke patients...
  10. doi request reprint A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT)
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Austin Health, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg Heights, 3081 Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 1:169-71. 2006
  11. doi request reprint Very early mobilization after stroke fast-tracks return to walking: further results from the phase II AVERT randomized controlled trial
    Toby B Cumming
    Florey Neuroscience Institute, Australia
    Stroke 42:153-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that introducing earlier and more intensive out-of-bed activity after stroke would reduce time to unassisted walking and improve independence in activities of daily living...
  12. doi request reprint Not all stroke units are the same: a comparison of physical activity patterns in Melbourne, Australia, and Trondheim, Norway
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, Level 1, Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg, 3081 Victoria, Australia
    Stroke 39:2059-65. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The montreal cognitive assessment: short cognitive evaluation in a large stroke trial
    Toby B Cumming
    National Stroke Research Institute, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Melbourne, Australia
    Stroke 42:2642-4. 2011
    ..Cognitive function is often ignored in stroke research trials. The brief Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) may be sensitive to stroke-related cognitive deficits...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of very early mobilisation after stroke on psychological well-being
    Toby B Cumming
    Neurosciences Building, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300Waterdale Rd, Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081, Australia
    J Rehabil Med 40:609-14. 2008
    ..The immobility common to patients after acute stroke has the potential to increase negative mood symptoms. We evaluated the effect of very early mobilization after stroke on levels of depression, anxiety and irritability...
  15. doi request reprint Accessing inpatient rehabilitation after acute severe stroke: age, mobility, prestroke function and hospital unit are associated with discharge to inpatient rehabilitation
    Sharon Hakkennes
    Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Rehabil Res 35:323-9. 2012
    ..In addition, organizational factors play a role in selection for rehabilitation, suggesting inequity in access for this patient group...
  16. doi request reprint Stepping towards prevention of bone loss after stroke: a systematic review of the skeletal effects of physical activity after stroke
    Karen Borschmann
    Melbourne Brain Centre, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 7:330-5. 2012
    ..Interventions are likely to be beneficial if implemented soon after stroke, when bone loss appears to be rapid and pronounced...
  17. ncbi request reprint Strapping the hemiplegic shoulder prevents development of pain during rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial
    Amy Griffin
    Cedar Court Rehabilitation Hospital and Broadmeadows Health Service, Broadmeadows, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 20:287-95. 2006
    ..To determine whether strapping (therapeutic or placebo) the 'at risk' shoulder prevented or delayed development of hemiplegic shoulder pain better than standard care...
  18. ncbi request reprint More options and better job security required in career paths of physiotherapist researchers: an observational study
    Julie Bernhardt
    National Stroke Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg Heights, VIC 3081, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 54:135-40. 2008
    ..What career paths have physiotherapist researchers taken? What should career paths for physiotherapist researchers look like?..
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute stroke patients--early hospital management
    Helen M Dewey
    Inpatient Stroke Services, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 36:904-12. 2007
    ..Patients with acute stroke have improved outcomes when managed in a stroke unit providing multidisciplinary care, including early rehabilitation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evolution of brain activation with good and poor motor recovery after stroke
    Leeanne M Carey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia, LaTrobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 20:24-41. 2006
    ..To characterize the evolution of brain activation in stroke patients with variable motor recovery and quantify changes relative to healthy controls...
  21. ncbi request reprint Motor impairment and recovery in the upper limb after stroke: behavioral and neuroanatomical correlates
    Leeanne M Carey
    National Stroke Research Institute, Austin Health, Level 2, Neurosciences Building, Banksia St, Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia 3081
    Stroke 36:625-9. 2005
    ..We therefore aimed to characterize the relationship between motor impairment, motor recovery, and task-related changes in regional cerebral blood flow (DeltarCBF) longitudinally...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mobilisation 'in bed' is not mobilisation
    Julie Bernhardt
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:157-8; author reply 159. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Commentary on Arias M & Smith L (2007) Early mobilization of acute stroke patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16, 282-288
    Fiona Ellery
    Neuroscience Trials Australia, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:1957-8; discussion 1958. 2008
  24. doi request reprint Australian Clinical Guidelines for Acute Stroke Management 2007
    Kelvin Hill
    National Stroke Foundation, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J Stroke 3:120-9. 2008