Browsing by Author "Parag, Varsha"

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  • Incidence of traumatic brain injury in New Zealand: A population-based study

    Feigin, Valery L.; Theadom, Alice; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Starkey, Nicola J.; McPherson, Kathryn; Kahan, Michael; Dowell, Anthony; Brown, Paul; Parag, Varsha; Kydd, Robert; Jones, Kelly; Jones, Amy; Ameratunga, Shanthi (Elsevier, 2013)
    Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of long-term disability in children and young adults worldwide. However, accurate information about its incidence does not exist. We aimed to estimate the burden ...
  • Methodology of a population-based stroke and TIA incidence and outcomes study: The Auckland Regional Community Stroke Study (ARCOS IV) 2011–2012

    Krishnamurthi, Rita; Jones, Amy; Barber, P. Alan; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; McPherson, Kathryn; Bennett, Derrick; Rush, Elaine; Suh, Flora; Starkey, Nicola J.; Theadom, Alice; Parag, Varsha; Rathnasabapathy, Yogini; Feigin, Valery L.; ARCOS IV Programme Group (Wiley, 2013)
    Background Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Stroke burden is immense as it leads to premature deaths, leaves survivors with ongoing disabilities, and has a major financial impact on the individual, ...
  • Neuropsychological Profiles of 5-Year Ischemic Stroke Survivors by Oxfordshire Stroke Classification and Hemisphere of Lesion

    Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Starkey, Nicola J.; Lawes, Carlene M.M.; Feigin, Valery L.; Senior, Hugh; Parag, Varsha (American Heart Association, Inc., 2012)
    Background and Purpose—Although the neuropsychological literature typically examines stroke outcomes by hemisphere of lesion, the medical literature provides classifications more closely linked to circulatory distribution ...
  • Randomised controlled trial of honey-impregnated dressings for venous leg ulcers

    Molan, Peter C.; Jull, Andrew; Walker, Natalie; Parag, Varsha; Rodgers, Anthony (John Wiley & Sons, 2008)
    The efficacy of honey as a treatment for venous ulcers has not been evaluated despite widespread interest in its use. The HALT trial aimed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of honey in healing venous ulcers.
  • Reducing recurrent stroke: Methodology of the motivational interviewing in stroke (MIST) randomized clinical trial

    Krishnamurthi, Rita; Witt, Emma; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; McPherson, Kathryn; Davis-Martin, Kelly; Bennett, Derrick; Rush, Elaine; Suh, Flora; Starkey, Nicola J.; Parag, Varsha; Rathnasabapathy, Yogini; Jones, Amy; Brown, Paul; Te Ao, Braden; Feigin, Valery L. (Wiley, 2013)
    Rationale Recurrent stroke is prevalent in both developed and developing countries, contributing significantly to disability and death. Recurrent stroke rates can be reduced by adequate risk factor management. However, ...