Pamela E Houghton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of low power laser irradiation on bone healing in animals: a meta-analysis
    Siamak Bashardoust Tajali
    Department of Physical Therapy, Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6G 1H1, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:1. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of electrical stimulation on chronic leg ulcer size and appearance
    Pamela E Houghton
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, Room 1443, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H1
    Phys Ther 83:17-28. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Electrical stimulation therapy increases rate of healing of pressure ulcers in community-dwelling people with spinal cord injury
    Pamela E Houghton
    Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Center, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:669-78. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint A Prospective, Multicenter Study to Validate Use of the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH(c)) in Patients with Diabetic, Venous, and Pressure Ulcers
    Janice Hon
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Email
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:26-36. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultraviolet light C on bacterial colonization in chronic wounds
    Thao P Thai
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H1
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:32-45. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Development, validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a new leg ulcer measurement tool
    M Gail Woodbury
    Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Division, Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital, St Joseph s Health Care London, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:187-96. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of best practice in the prevention of heel pressure ulcers in the acute orthopedic population
    Karen E Campbell
    London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 7:28-40. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of pressure-relieving surfaces on the prevention of heel ulcers in a variety of settings: a meta-analysis
    Gisella Nicosia
    School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 4:197-207. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet light C in the treatment of chronic wounds with MRSA: a case study
    Thao P Thai
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, London, Ontario, N6G 1H, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 48:52-60. 2002
  10. doi request reprint The average cost of pressure ulcer management in a community dwelling spinal cord injury population
    Brian C Chan
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 10:431-40. 2013

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Publications16

  1. pmc Effects of low power laser irradiation on bone healing in animals: a meta-analysis
    Siamak Bashardoust Tajali
    Department of Physical Therapy, Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6G 1H1, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:1. 2010
    ..726, 95% CI 0.08 - 1.37, p 0.028). While conclusions are limited by the low number of studies, there is concordance across limited evidence that laser improves the strength of bone tissue during the healing process in animal models...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of electrical stimulation on chronic leg ulcer size and appearance
    Pamela E Houghton
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, Room 1443, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H1
    Phys Ther 83:17-28. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of high-voltage pulsed current (HVPC) on healing of chronic leg ulcers...
  3. doi request reprint Electrical stimulation therapy increases rate of healing of pressure ulcers in community-dwelling people with spinal cord injury
    Pamela E Houghton
    Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Center, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:669-78. 2010
    ..To investigate whether electric stimulation therapy (EST) administered as part of a community-based, interdisciplinary wound care program accelerates healing of pressure ulcers in people with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  4. ncbi request reprint A Prospective, Multicenter Study to Validate Use of the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH(c)) in Patients with Diabetic, Venous, and Pressure Ulcers
    Janice Hon
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Email
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:26-36. 2010
    ..Additional studies to assess use of this tool for DFU and to ascertain the predictive validity of the PUSH tool are warranted...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultraviolet light C on bacterial colonization in chronic wounds
    Thao P Thai
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H1
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:32-45. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Development, validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a new leg ulcer measurement tool
    M Gail Woodbury
    Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care Division, Lawson Health Research Institute, Parkwood Hospital, St Joseph s Health Care London, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:187-96. 2004
    ..To develop and validate an assessment tool--the Leg Ulcer Measurement Tool (LUMT)--that would be able to detect changes in the appearance of lower extremity ulcers...
  7. doi request reprint Implementation of best practice in the prevention of heel pressure ulcers in the acute orthopedic population
    Karen E Campbell
    London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 7:28-40. 2010
    ..Heel PU can be prevented in most orthopaedic patients using a universal heel PU prevention program...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of pressure-relieving surfaces on the prevention of heel ulcers in a variety of settings: a meta-analysis
    Gisella Nicosia
    School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 4:197-207. 2007
    ..These results need to be interpreted with caution given the relatively low number and poor quality of research articles available to date...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet light C in the treatment of chronic wounds with MRSA: a case study
    Thao P Thai
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, London, Ontario, N6G 1H, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 48:52-60. 2002
    ..This case study suggests that ultraviolet light C is a promising adjunctive therapy for chronic wounds containing antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus...
  10. doi request reprint The average cost of pressure ulcer management in a community dwelling spinal cord injury population
    Brian C Chan
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Wound J 10:431-40. 2013
    ..Hospital admission costs represented the greatest percentage of the total cost (62%). Sensitivity analysis showed that the total average monthly costs were most sensitive to variations in hospitalisation costs. ..
  11. doi request reprint Exposure to low amounts of ultrasound energy does not improve soft tissue shoulder pathology: a systematic review
    Lisa D Alexander
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 90:14-25. 2010
    ..Although therapeutic ultrasound is commonly used to treat shoulder injuries, research to date on the ability of ultrasound to improve outcomes for shoulder pathologies is conflicting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heel ulcer incidence following orthopedic surgery: a prospective, observational study
    Karen E Campbell
    London Health Sciences Center, University Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:32-9. 2010
    ..All ulcers occurred in acute care and severe ulcers persisted while patients received rehabilitation and community care. This is the first study to follow orthopedic patients across the continuum of care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Best practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers: update 2006
    David H Keast
    Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:447-60; quiz 461-2. 2007
    ..Interpret the pathway to assess and treat pressure ulcers. 2. Differentiate the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) levels of evidence. 3. Identify the scientific evidence for treatment recommendations...
  14. ncbi request reprint The therapeutic effect of functional and transcutaneous electric stimulation on improving gait speed in stroke patients: a meta-analysis
    Shawn M Robbins
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:853-9. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of previous treatments of functional electric stimulation (FES) and transcutaneous electric stimulation (TENS) on improving gait speed in subjects poststroke...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of pressure ulcers in Canadian healthcare settings
    M Gail Woodbury
    Lawson Health Research Institute, Program in Rehabilitation and Geriatric Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 50:22-4, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36-8. 2004
    ..Although additional studies are needed, the data suggest that pressure ulcers are a significant concern in all healthcare settings in Canada...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of computer-assisted and manual wound size measurement
    Habiba A Thawer
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, London, Canada
    Ostomy Wound Manage 48:46-53. 2002
    ..The computerized technique permits reliable and valid assessment of the surface area of both human and animal wounds...