Dale Wesley Edgar
Affiliation: Western Australia
- First response, rehabilitation, and outcomes of hand and upper limb function: survivors of the bali bombing disaster. A case series reportDale Wesley Edgar
Burns Unit Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
J Hand Ther 19:283-97; quiz 298. 2006..To achieve this required support from the multidisciplinary team, in combination with community, government, and hospital administrative assistance...
- Goniometry and linear assessments to monitor movement outcomes: are they reliable tools in burn survivors?Dale Edgar
Western Australian Burns Service, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, McComb Foundation of WA, Australia
Burns 35:58-62. 2009..This study aimed to examine the within sessions of intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of active joint range of motion measurement in patients with burns...
- Prevention of neural hypersensitivity after acute upper limb burns: Development and pilot of a cortical training protocolDale Edgar
Burn Service of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Burn Injury Research Unit, University of Western Australia, McComb Foundation of WA, Australia
Burns 37:698-706. 2011..The aim of the study was to describe a cortical training programme (CTP) in acute upper limb burn patients and to investigate the efficacy, safety and feasibility of the protocol...
- The influence of advancing age on quality of life and rate of recovery after treatment for burnDale W Edgar
Royal Perth Hospital, Burn Service of Western Australia
Burns 39:1067-72. 2013..With an ageing population the prevalence of burns in the elderly is increasing. The influence of increasing age on post-burn quality of life (QoL) is unquantified...
- Demonstration of the validity of the SF-36 for measurement of the temporal recovery of quality of life outcomes in burns survivorsDale Edgar
Western Australian Burn Service, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
Burns 36:1013-20. 2010..The SF-36 is a generic quality of life questionnaire that is validated for numerous populations, but not in burns. The aim of the study was to examine the validity of SF-36, using the BSHS as a reference...
- Maintaining physical therapy standards in an emergency situation: solutions after the Bali bombing disasterD Edgar
Burns Unit, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, GPO Box X2213, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
Burns 31:555-7. 2005..Individual patient input was achieved with routine outcome measures and workload statistics. Workforce expansion, maintenance of treatment quality, and other practical initiatives used in order to achieve this goal are discussed...
- Local and systemic treatments for acute edema after burn injury: a systematic review of the literatureDale Wesley Edgar
Burns Service of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia
J Burn Care Res 32:334-47. 2011..Each review outcome was based on a small single-facility study. Thus, future research in intervention for acute burn edema must focus on multicentre trials and validation of outcome measures in the burn population...
- Development and evaluation of a DVD for the education of burn patients who were not admitted to hospitalVidya Finlay
Telstra Burns Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Unit, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
J Burn Care Res 33:e70-8. 2012..01). An instructional burns DVD improves confidence in self-management of patients who have not been admitted to hospital and is a useful adjunct to current burn practice...
- Measurement of acute edema shifts in human burn survivors--the reliability and sensitivity of bioimpedence spectroscopy as an objective clinical measureDale Wesley Edgar
Royal Perth Hospital, Centre for Musculoskeletal Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth Western Australia 6847
J Burn Care Res 30:818-23. 2009..BIS analysis is clinically applicable for real-time, noninvasive monitoring of whole-body fluid shifts in acute burn survivors with < or = 30% TBSA...
- Objective measurement of scarring by multiple assessors: is the tissue tonometer a reliable option?Gavin Frank Corica
School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
J Burn Care Res 27:520-3. 2006..Hence, it provides clinicians with a reliable, transportable, and objective tool to document scar outcomes. The MTT provides a standardized method to longitudinally measure scar tissue pliability after burn injury...