sensation disorders


Summary: Disorders of the special senses (i.e., VISION; HEARING; TASTE; and SMELL) or somatosensory system (i.e., afferent components of the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM).

Top Publications

  1. Schoen S, Miller L, Green K. Pilot study of the Sensory Over-Responsivity Scales: assessment and inventory. Am J Occup Ther. 2008;62:393-406 pubmed
    ..05). The preliminary psychometric integrity of the scales, along with continued research efforts, is an important contribution to evidence-based practice...
  2. Smith P, Dinse H, Kalisch T, Johnson M, Walker Batson D. Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009;90:2108-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Smith PS, Dinse HR, Kalisch T, Johnson M, Walker-Batson D. Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke...
  3. Thevathasan W, Pogosyan A, Hyam J, Jenkinson N, Bogdanovic M, Coyne T, et al. A block to pre-prepared movement in gait freezing, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation. Brain. 2011;134:2085-95 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest a relative block to triggered, pre-prepared movement in gait freezing and postural instability, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation...
  4. Stamelou M, Edwards M, Hallett M, Bhatia K. The non-motor syndrome of primary dystonia: clinical and pathophysiological implications. Brain. 2012;135:1668-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we review this evidence and discuss its clinical and pathophysiological implications...
  5. Smania N, Picelli A, Gandolfi M, Fiaschi A, Tinazzi M. Rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits in balance impairment of patients with stroke hemiparesis: a before/after pilot study. Neurol Sci. 2008;29:313-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicate that rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits can improve balance in patients with stroke hemiparesis...
  6. Sturnieks D, St George R, Lord S. Balance disorders in the elderly. Neurophysiol Clin. 2008;38:467-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Consequently, understanding age-related changes in the physiological systems imperative to balance is of utmost importance to prevent falls in older people and reduce the injury-related burden on individuals and society...
  7. McGinnis P, Hack L, Nixon Cave K, Michlovitz S. Factors that influence the clinical decision making of physical therapists in choosing a balance assessment approach. Phys Ther. 2009;89:233-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Many methods for examining patients with balance deficits are supported by the literature. How or why therapists choose specific balance assessment methods during examination of patients remains unclear...
  8. Horak F, Wrisley D, Frank J. The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) to differentiate balance deficits. Phys Ther. 2009;89:484-98 pubmed publisher
    ..By identifying the disordered systems underlying balance control, therapists can direct specific types of intervention for different types of balance problems...
  9. Su C, Wu M, Yang A, Chen Sea M, Hwang I. Impairment of stance control in children with sensory modulation disorder. Am J Occup Ther. 2010;64:443-52 pubmed
    ..To compare stance control between children with sensory modulation disorder (SMD) and typically developing children in various visual and somatosensory conditions...

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  1. McGinnis P, Wainwright S, Hack L, Nixon Cave K, Michlovitz S. Use of a Delphi panel to establish consensus for recommended uses of selected balance assessment approaches. Physiother Theory Pract. 2010;26:358-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The outcomes of the Delphi process form a basis for recommended practice in the examination of patients with balance deficits and serve as a starting point in the development of evidence-based practice guidelines...
  2. St George R, Nutt J, Burchiel K, Horak F. A meta-regression of the long-term effects of deep brain stimulation on balance and gait in PD. Neurology. 2010;75:1292-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This prompted us to conduct the first meta-regression of long-term studies of bilateral DBS in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and globus pallidus interna (GPi)...
  3. Geber C, Klein T, Azad S, Birklein F, Gierthmühlen J, Huge V, et al. Test-retest and interobserver reliability of quantitative sensory testing according to the protocol of the German Research Network on Neuropathic Pain (DFNS): a multi-centre study. Pain. 2011;152:548-56 pubmed publisher
  4. Jones K, King L, Mist S, Bennett R, Horak F. Postural control deficits in people with fibromyalgia: a pilot study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2011;13:R127 pubmed publisher
    ..Last, we evaluated self-reported of falls over the past six months...
  5. Modig F, Patel M, Magnusson M, Fransson P. Study I: effects of 0.06% and 0.10% blood alcohol concentration on human postural control. Gait Posture. 2012;35:410-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The maximal effects of alcohol intoxication on physiological performance might not be evident initially, but may be revealed first when under sustained sensory-motor challenges. ..
  6. Ohl A, Butler C, Carney C, Jarmel E, Palmieri M, Pottheiser D, et al. Test-retest reliability of the sensory profile caregiver questionnaire. Am J Occup Ther. 2012;66:483-7 pubmed publisher
    ..67-.93). This study suggests the SP has acceptable test-retest reliability and internal consistency and supports the use of quadrant scores over factor and section scores to analyze children's sensory processing patterns. ..
  7. Sivera R, Sevilla T, Vilchez J, Martinez Rubio D, Chumillas M, Vazquez J, et al. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: genetic and clinical spectrum in a Spanish clinical series. Neurology. 2013;81:1617-25 pubmed publisher
    ..1%) and the high proportion of recessive inheritance (11.6%) in this series exemplify the particularity of the genetic distribution of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease in this region. ..
  8. Ghanizadeh A. Parents reported oral sensory sensitivity processing and food preference in ADHD. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2013;20:426-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies should extend this research to children with ADHD and obesity and food reward system. ..
  9. Brodsky M. The Halpern syndrome of monocular visual vertigo: a rare cause of monocular eye closure. Strabismus. 2011;19:157-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Symptoms are exacerbated during monocular viewing with the ipsilateral eye and alleviated during monocular viewing with the contralateral eye. It has long been attributed to a mismatch between visual and vestibular input...
  10. Falcão D, Vieira C, Batista de Amorim R. Breaking paradigms: a new definition for halitosis in the context of pseudo-halitosis and halitophobia. J Breath Res. 2012;6:017105 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, the concept does not encompass the symptoms of halitosis. This paper addresses some of the possible causes of chemosensory dysfunction and proposes a new definition for halitosis. ..
  11. O Donnell S, Deitz J, Kartin D, Nalty T, Dawson G. Sensory processing, problem behavior, adaptive behavior, and cognition in preschool children with autism spectrum disorders. Am J Occup Ther. 2012;66:586-94 pubmed publisher
    ..No significant differences in SSP scores were found between the subgroups. CONCLUSION. The findings highlight the importance of comprehensive evaluations for children with ASD. ..
  12. Kjølle G, Bjørnland T. Low risk of neurosensory dysfunction after mandibular third molar surgery in patients less than 30 years of age. A prospective study following removal of 1220 mandibular third molars. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013;116:411-7 pubmed publisher
    ..All patients younger than 30, and 3 of 8 patients older than 30, had full recovery of the IAN injury. NSD of the LN persisted in all patients. ..
  13. Rocha Filho P, Marques K, Torres R, Leal K. Migraine, Osmophobia, and Anxiety. Pain Med. 2016;17:776-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Osmophobia in migraine patients is associated with significant anxiety symptoms, length of headache history, and phonophobia. ..
  14. Lin H, Bhattacharyya N. Balance disorders in the elderly: epidemiology and functional impact. Laryngoscope. 2012;122:1858-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Given the significant prevalence and negative effect of balance problems on daily activities in the elderly, balance disorders merit special attention, particularly in the face of an aging population. ..
  15. Shindo K, Kobayashi F, Miwa M, Nagasaka T, Takiyama Y, Shiozawa Z. Temporal prolongation of decreased skin blood flow causes cold limbs in Parkinson's disease. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2013;120:445-51 pubmed publisher
    ..05). It is possible that cold limbs might arise due to impaired circulation based on prolonged vasoconstriction by peripheral autonomic impairments, in addition to central autonomic dysfunction in Parkinson's disease. ..
  16. Hollar D. Cross-sectional changes in patterns of allostatic load among persons with varying disabilities, NHANES: 2001-2010. Disabil Health J. 2013;6:177-87 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings support previous research linking risks for secondary conditions/morbidity and allostatic load while demonstrating associations between disabilities and AL, especially for persons with mobility disabilities. ..
  17. Ben Sasson A, Soto T, Martínez Pedraza F, Carter A. Early sensory over-responsivity in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders as a predictor of family impairment and parenting stress. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54:846-53 pubmed publisher
    ..An evaluation of SOR should be integrated into the assessment of toddlers with ASD considering their role in family life impairment and stress. ..
  18. Parkinson M, Boesch S, Nachbauer W, Mariotti C, Giunti P. Clinical features of Friedreich's ataxia: classical and atypical phenotypes. J Neurochem. 2013;126 Suppl 1:103-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Compound heterozygotes, including those with large deletions, often have atypical features. In this paper, we review the classical and atypical clinical phenotypes of Friedreich's ataxia. ..
  19. Parenti L, Foreman A, Meade B, Wirth O. A revised taxonomy of assistance animals. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013;50:745-56 pubmed publisher
    ..This taxonomy provides a clear vocabulary for use by consumers, professionals working in the field, researchers, policy makers, and regulatory agencies. ..
  20. Livingstone D, Smith K, Lange B. Scuba diving and otology: a systematic review with recommendations on diagnosis, treatment and post-operative care. Diving Hyperb Med. 2017;47:97-109 pubmed
    ..We created a set of succinct evidence-based recommendations on each topic that should inform clinical decisions by otolaryngologists, dive medicine specialists and primary care providers when faced with diving-related patient pathology. ..
  21. Dias L, Nienov O, Goelzer Neto C, Schmid H. Unsteady walking as a symptom in type 2 diabetes mellitus: independent association with depression and sedentary lifestyle and no association with diabetic neuropathy. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2018;51:e6605 pubmed publisher
    ..032; 95%CI=1.01-1.37), and a sedentary lifestyle (P=0.025; 95%CI=1.06-2.5). The UW symptom and a positive DNSS are more closely related to a positive score for depression than to presence of neuropathy in T2DM. ..
  22. Saether R, Helbostad J, Riphagen I, Vik T. Clinical tools to assess balance in children and adults with cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013;55:988-99 pubmed publisher
    ..In the meantime, results of studies evaluating effects of treatment of balance in individuals with CP should be interpreted with caution. ..
  23. Nguyen C, Taw M, Wang M. Complementary and integrative treatments: balance disorders. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013;46:409-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The demographics of balance disorders, anatomy and physiology of human balance, clinical features, differential diagnosis, and treatment, within the framework of an holistic approach, are discussed. ..
  24. Picillo M, Amboni M, Erro R, Longo K, Vitale C, Moccia M, et al. Gender differences in non-motor symptoms in early, drug naïve Parkinson's disease. J Neurol. 2013;260:2849-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparison with healthy controls showed that some NMS classically present in premotor and early stage of disease (i.e., acting out during dreams, taste/smelling difficulties) are more frequent in male than in female patients. ..
  25. de Tommaso M, Ambrosini A, Brighina F, Coppola G, Perrotta A, Pierelli F, et al. Altered processing of sensory stimuli in patients with migraine. Nat Rev Neurol. 2014;10:144-55 pubmed publisher
  26. Clayton N, Carnaby Mann G, Peters M, Ing A. The effect of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on laryngopharyngeal sensitivity. Ear Nose Throat J. 2012;91:370, 372, 374 passim pubmed
    ..001). We conclude that patients with COPD have significantly less mechanosensitivity in the laryngopharynx. This sensory change may place patients with COPD at increased risk for aspiration. ..
  27. Tatla S, Radomski A, Cheung J, Maron M, Jarus T. Wii-habilitation as balance therapy for children with acquired brain injury. Dev Neurorehabil. 2014;17:1-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research to examine the effectiveness of Wii balance therapy in this population is warranted. ..
  28. Gupta M, Gupta A. Cutaneous sensory disorder. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2013;32:110-8 pubmed
    ..These neurologic/neuropsychiatric states can modulate pain and itch perception by potentially affecting the pain and itch pathways at a structural and/or functional level. ..
  29. Silverman F, Tyszka A. Supporting Participation for Children With Sensory Processing Needs and Their Families: Community-Based Action Research. Am J Occup Ther. 2017;71:7104100010p1-7104100010p9 pubmed publisher
    ..Adapted community events that increase participation in context may be a promising intervention to support well-being for people with disabilities and their families. ..
  30. Mauerberg deCastro E, Moraes R, Campbell D. Short-term effects of the use of non-rigid tools for postural control by adults with intellectual disabilities. Motor Control. 2012;16:131-43 pubmed
    ..e., the anchor system) to stabilize their posture, and the short-term stabilizing effects appeared to result from their previous use of the anchor system. ..
  31. Al Ahmad H, M Saleh M, Hussein A. Evaluation of an innovative computer-assisted sagittal split ramus osteotomy to reduce neurosensory alterations following orthognathic surgery: a pilot study. Int J Med Robot. 2013;9:134-41 pubmed publisher
    ..05 at 1?week) after surgery. These findings imply that computer-assisted SSRO is associated with better levels of neurosensory function after surgery. ..
  32. Qiu T, Chen L, Mao Y, Wu J, Tang W, Hu S, et al. Sensorimotor cortical changes assessed with resting-state fMRI following total brachial plexus root avulsion. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014;85:99-105 pubmed publisher
    ..This implies that peripheral deafferentation after brachial plexus injuries will induce corresponding cortical representations to be occupied by adjacent non-deafferented cortical territories. ..
  33. Chen W, Lin H, Chui C, Wu S, Lui C, Yin H. Clinical analysis of cheiro-pedal syndrome. J Clin Neurosci. 2012;19:991-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The pathogenesis of CPS may consist of several interacting factors including preconditioned neuronal damage and proximity of the acral sensory fibers. ..
  34. Reid S, Rivett D, Katekar M, Callister R. Efficacy of manual therapy treatments for people with cervicogenic dizziness and pain: protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2012;13:201 pubmed publisher
    ..actrn12611000073909. ..
  35. Andersen K, Jensen M, Tvedskov T, Kehlet H, Gartner R, Kroman N. Persistent pain, sensory disturbances and functional impairment after immediate or delayed axillary lymph node dissection. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2013;39:31-5 pubmed publisher
    ..92), sensory disturbances (p = 0.32), and functional consequences (p = 0.35). A 2-step ALND does not modify the risk of developing PPBCT compared to an immediate ALND. ..
  36. Hill K, Campbell M, McNeely M, Karimi M, Ushe M, Tabbal S, et al. Cerebral blood flow responses to dorsal and ventral STN DBS correlate with gait and balance responses in Parkinson's disease. Exp Neurol. 2013;241:105-12 pubmed publisher
    ..These relationships differed during D-STN versus V-STN DBS, suggesting DBS acts through distinct neuronal pathways dependent on DBS location. ..
  37. Vu T, Nutt J, Holford N. Progression of motor and nonmotor features of Parkinson's disease and their response to treatment. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2012;74:267-83 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no evidence of baseline PD subtypes as a clinically useful predictor of disease progression rate. Anti-parkinsonian treatments have symptomatic and disease-modifying effects on all major features of PD. ..
  38. Smith R, Sharp J. Fascination and isolation: a grounded theory exploration of unusual sensory experiences in adults with Asperger syndrome. J Autism Dev Disord. 2013;43:891-910 pubmed publisher
    ..A model was constructed as to how these categories and codes interact. How these findings link with previous research into autism spectrum disorders is discussed. Implications for services and future research are also made. ..
  39. Edinger L, Schwartzman R, Ahmad A, Erwin K, Alexander G. Objective sensory evaluation of the spread of complex regional pain syndrome. Pain Physician. 2013;16:581-91 pubmed
    ..TBP and objective sensory loss occur in 20% of patients with refractory long-standing CRPS. ..
  40. Alistar A, Morris B, Desnoyer R, Klepin H, Hosseinzadeh K, Clark C, et al. Safety and tolerability of the first-in-class agent CPI-613 in combination with modified FOLFIRINOX in patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer: a single-centre, open-label, dose-escalation, phase 1 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18:770-778 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings of clinical activity will require validation in a phase 2 trial. Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. ..
  41. Antonescu I, Baird R. Paralysis of the rectus abdominis muscle after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46:2397-400 pubmed publisher
    ..This report reviews the relevant published literature, with emphasis on the mechanism of nerve injury and avoidance of this complication. ..
  42. Sourdet S, van Kan G, Soto M, Houles M, Cantet C, Nourhashemi F, et al. Prognosis of an abnormal one-leg balance in community-dwelling patients with Alzheimer's disease: a 2-year prospective study in 686 patients of the REAL.FR study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2012;13:407.e1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Although statistically significant when solely adjusted for age and sex, an abnormal OLB test failed to predict functional decline and mortality when adjusted for multiple confounders. ..
  43. Chen D, Izadyar S, Wisdom N, Collins R, Franks R, Hrachovy R. Intact vs. impaired ictal sensorium: does it affect outcome of psychogenic nonepileptic events following disclosure of diagnosis?. Epilepsy Behav. 2012;24:30-5 pubmed publisher
    ..41, p=0.017) and ensuing (rho=0.43, p=0.015) follow-ups. Our study presents preliminary evidence underscoring the potential clinical significance of ictal sensorial integrity when evaluating patients with PNEE. ..
  44. Saito T, Yamada T, Okamoto M, Narita N. Comparison of regeneration of the chorda tympani nerve and gustatory function recovery after severing the nerve between pediatric and adult patients. Otol Neurotol. 2012;33:1567-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Chronic inflammation may not severely affect the CTN in pediatric patients, resulting in higher incidences of CTN regeneration and gustatory function recovery after severing the nerve, compared with those in adult patients. ..
  45. Hua F, Reiss J, Tang H, Wang J, Fowler X, Sayeed I, et al. Progesterone and low-dose vitamin D hormone treatment enhances sparing of memory following traumatic brain injury. Horm Behav. 2012;61:642-51 pubmed
    ..This effect may be one of the mechanisms underlying PROG's neuroprotective effects in combination with VDH. ..
  46. Lozano Herrero J, Muñoz Bertrán E, Ortega González I, Gómez Espín R, López Espín M. Myelopathy secondary to copper deficiency as a complication of treatment of Wilson's disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012;35:704-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a patient with WD who developed a myelopathy associated with a deficiency of copper following prolonged treatment with D-penicillamine and zinc salts. ..
  47. Orita S, Henry K, Mantuano E, Yamauchi K, De Corato A, Ishikawa T, et al. Schwann cell LRP1 regulates remak bundle ultrastructure and axonal interactions to prevent neuropathic pain. J Neurosci. 2013;33:5590-602 pubmed publisher
    ..Mice in which LRP1 is deficient in Schwann cells represent a model for studying how abnormalities in Schwann cell physiology may facilitate and sustain chronic pain. ..
  48. Yao Z, Jing H, Wang D, Lv B, Li J, Liu F, et al. Valproic acid ameliorates olfactory dysfunction in APP/PS1 transgenic mice of Alzheimer's disease: Ameliorations from the olfactory epithelium to the olfactory bulb. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2016;144:53-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study raises the possibility of AD diagnosis by OE biopsy. Moreover, VPA may provide a novel therapeutic strategy for the treatment of olfactory dysfunction in AD patients. ..
  49. Ganesan M, Pasha S, Pal P, Yadav R, Gupta A. Direction specific preserved limits of stability in early progressive supranuclear palsy: a dynamic posturographic study. Gait Posture. 2012;35:625-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Though LOS is affected in PSP, the scores in the left (non-dominant side) and forward-left (non-dominant forward diagonal) directions were preserved. ..
  50. Gohil R, Mockford K, Mazari F, Khan J, Vanicek N, Chetter I, et al. Balance impairment, physical ability, and its link with disease severity in patients with intermittent claudication. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013;27:68-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Simple "bedside" measures may be sufficiently sensitive to detect this. ..
  51. Kuhaneck H, Chisholm E. Improving dental visits for individuals with autism spectrum disorders through an understanding of sensory processing. Spec Care Dentist. 2012;32:229-33 pubmed publisher
    ..However, awareness of sensory processing issues and knowledge of strategies to improve the sensory experience for individuals with ASD may improve dental visits for these patients and allow for enhanced dental care provision. ..
  52. Mansfield A, Danells C, Zettel J, Black S, McIlroy W. Determinants and consequences for standing balance of spontaneous weight-bearing on the paretic side among individuals with chronic stroke. Gait Posture. 2013;38:428-32 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no evidence that greater loading on the paretic limb was related to persisting dyscontrol but may rather reflect a learned strategy. ..
  53. Bello A, Oduro R, Adjei D. Influence of clinical and demographic factors on static balance among stroke survivors. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2012;41:393-8 pubmed
    ..Joint range of motion, spasticity and disability levels were the main determinants of static balance in stroke survivors. These factors should be considered whilst priotizing goals during rehabilitation of stroke survivors. ..
  54. Fiorino F, Pizzini F, Mattellini B, Barbieri F. Vestibular dehiscence syndrome caused by a labyrinthine congenital cholesteatoma. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015;94:E1-5 pubmed
    ..When the vestibule is invaded by a cholesteatoma, hearing is almost invariably lost, either pre- or postoperatively. However, in our case, wide opening of the vestibule resulted in hearing preservation. ..
  55. Mongeon D, Blanchet P, Bergeron S, Messier J. Impact of Parkinson's disease on proprioceptively based on-line movement control. Exp Brain Res. 2015;233:2707-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, dopaminergic medication did not improve proprioceptively guided movements in PD patients, indicating that dopaminergic dysfunction within the basal ganglia is not solely responsible for these deficits. ..
  56. Gregersen H, Liao D, Drewes A, Drewes A, Zhao J. Ravages of Diabetes on Gastrointestinal Sensory-Motor Function: Implications for Pathophysiology and Treatment. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016;18:6 pubmed publisher
    ..The final goal is to increase the understanding of the damage to GI structures and to sensory processing of symptoms, in order to assist clinicians with developing an optimal mechanics based treatment. ..
  57. Hsu H, Lin C, Su F, Kuo H, Chiu H, Kuo L. Clinical application of computerized evaluation and re-education biofeedback prototype for sensorimotor control of the hand in stroke patients. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2012;9:26 pubmed publisher
  58. Lee S, Souza R, Powers C. The influence of hip abductor muscle performance on dynamic postural stability in females with patellofemoral pain. Gait Posture. 2012;36:425-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Application of a hip stabilizing brace significantly improved stability to a level comparable to the controls. ..
  59. Madureira J, Mendes A, Almeida S, Teixeira J. Positive impact of the Portuguese smoking law on respiratory health of restaurant workers. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2012;75:776-87 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations may have implications for policymakers and legislators in other countries currently considering the nature and extent of their smoke-free workplace legislation. ..
  60. Jerosch Herold C, Shepstone L, Miller L. Sensory relearning after surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome: a pilot clinical trial. Muscle Nerve. 2012;46:885-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Data on screening, eligibility, and patient acceptability of the intervention confirm the feasibility of undertaking a definitive randomized, controlled trial. ..
  61. Anguelova G, Malessy M, van Dijk J. A cross-sectional study of hand sensation in adults with conservatively treated obstetric brachial plexus lesion. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2013;55:257-63 pubmed publisher
    ..There may be systematic abnormalities in sensory function in adults with conservatively treated OBPL. The existence of these impairments and their contribution to functional impairment needs to be acknowledged. ..
  62. Ikai S, Uchida H, Suzuki T, Tsunoda K, Mimura M, Fujii Y. Effects of yoga therapy on postural stability in patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: a single-blind randomized controlled trial. J Psychiatr Res. 2013;47:1744-50 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the therapeutic effects seemed transient, which warrants further investigations on strategies to sustain the improvements. ..
  63. Jaywant A, Wasserman V, Kemppainen M, Neargarder S, Cronin Golomb A. Perception of Communicative and Non-communicative Motion-Defined Gestures in Parkinson's Disease. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016;22:540-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Men with PD may have particular difficulty in understanding the communicative gestures of others in interpersonal exchanges. ..
  64. Yang G, Baad Hansen L, Wang K, Fu K, Xie Q, Svensson P. Somatosensory abnormalities in Chinese patients with painful temporomandibular disorders. J Headache Pain. 2016;17:31 pubmed publisher
    ..The individual variations in somatosensory abnormalities indicate a possible need for development of individualized TMD pain management. ..
  65. Silver W, Rapin I. Neurobiological basis of autism. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012;59:45-61, x pubmed publisher
  66. Farrow C, Coulthard H. Relationships between sensory sensitivity, anxiety and selective eating in children. Appetite. 2012;58:842-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is necessary to better understand these relationships and indicate whether gradual exposure interventions with children who are sensory sensitive may help to prevent or reduce selective eating. ..
  67. Yildiz O, Cevik S, Oztoprak I. Consciousness disturbance and poikilothermia revealing brain involvement in neuromyelitis optica. Acta Neurol Belg. 2012;112:213-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient was treated with high dose steroids. Both symptomatic and asymptomatic brain lesions may develop in patients with NMO. However, poikilothermia has not been reported in patients with NMO before. ..
  68. Freuler A, Baranek G, Watson L, Boyd B, Bulluck J. Precursors and trajectories of sensory features: qualitative analysis of infant home videos. Am J Occup Ther. 2012;66:e81-4 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings highlight the emergent nature of sensory features that may inform early identification and intervention. ..
  69. Hansen K, Jirikowic T. A comparison of the sensory profile and sensory processing measure home form for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2013;33:440-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Both measures detected sensory processing differences for children with FASD, however, categorization of clinical severity varied based on the cutoffs used. ..
  70. Fong S, Ng S, Yiu B. Slowed muscle force production and sensory organization deficits contribute to altered postural control strategies in children with developmental coordination disorder. Res Dev Disabil. 2013;34:3040-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Slowed knee muscle force production combined with poor visual and vestibular functioning may result in greater use of hip strategy by children with DCD in sensory challenging environments. ..
  71. Kirch S, Gegg R, Johns M, Rubin A. Globus pharyngeus: effectiveness of treatment with proton pump inhibitors and gabapentin. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013;122:492-5 pubmed
    ..A majority of patients with globus pharyngeus can be helped by treating reflux or neuralgia. A trial of gabapentin should be considered for patients who do not respond or only partially respond to reflux management. ..
  72. Yoshii F. [Pain and sensory disturbance in Parkinson disease]. Brain Nerve. 2012;64:364-72 pubmed
    ..Physicians also should bear in mind that psychological factors are major components of pain and that patient education and support are critical to successful treatment. ..
  73. Legrand A, Bui Quoc E, Doré Mazars K, Lemoine C, Gerard C, Bucci M. Effect of a dual task on postural control in dyslexic children. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35301 pubmed publisher
    ..The postural instability observed in dyslexic children supports the hypothesis that such children have a lack of integration of multiple sensorimotor inputs. ..
  74. McGuire E. Sudden loss of milk supply following high-dose triamcinolone (Kenacort) injection. Breastfeed Rev. 2012;20:32-4 pubmed
    ..Domperidone and frequent expression restored milk production. Lower dose depot injection of betamethasone into the shoulder joint did not noticeably reduce milk production. ..
  75. Smith B, Carlson Kuhta P, Horak F. Consistency in Administration and Response for the Backward Push and Release Test: A Clinical Assessment of Postural Responses. Physiother Res Int. 2016;21:36-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Feedback for appropriate lean angle and calibration for participant height will improve consistency and usefulness of the instrumented PRT. Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ..
  76. Vervoort G, Alaerts K, Bengevoord A, Nackaerts E, Heremans E, Vandenberghe W, et al. Functional connectivity alterations in the motor and fronto-parietal network relate to behavioral heterogeneity in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016;24:48-55 pubmed publisher
  77. Harrington K, Ferris R, Blumenschein G, Colevas A, Fayette J, Licitra L, et al. Nivolumab versus standard, single-agent therapy of investigator's choice in recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CheckMate 141): health-related quality-of-life results from a randomised, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18:1104-1115 pubmed publisher
    ..Bristol-Myers Squibb. ..
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    ..The results of this study may assist physiotherapists in devising novel balance rehabilitation programmes. [Box: see text]. ..
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