CINAHL Search: Clinical Case Scenarios
#3 - treatment overview for hemiplegia
A physical therapist is working with a patient who has got cerebral palsy and paralysis on one side of their body (hemiplegia). The physical therapist has heard about a therapy that could be used whereby the unaffected side is restrained and wants to find out more information about it.
Find information about constraint-induced movement therapy when used for treating hemiplegia.
- Constraint-Induced Therapy as a CINAHL Heading.
- Hemiplegia as a CINAHL Heading
- Use AND to combine the two terms
You may wish to fine tune your search to the following:
- Select Revise your search. In the Publication type, choose Review.
Have a look through the results list.
If you have a subscription to CINAHL with Full Text you might find the following articles useful:
Revisiting constraint-induced movement therapy: are we too smitten with the mitten? Is all nonuse "learned"? And other quandaries. Wolf SL, Physical Therapy, 2007 Sep; 87 (9): 1212-23
CI therapy distribution: theory, evidence and practice. Sterr A; Saunders A, NeuroRehabilitation, 2006; 21 (2): 97-105