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    Önce Artritis Multilans sonra Psöriazis gelişen bir olgu sunumu.
    (2018-04-01) YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; KILIÇOĞLU, MEHMET SERKAN; YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; AYDIN, TEOMAN
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    Fear Assessment in Inflammatory Rheumatic diseases (FAIR) questionnaire: a cross-cultural adaptation and validation to the Turkish language
    (2018-12-01) Kucukakkas, OKAN; Rezvani, Aylin; Yurdakul, OZAN VOLKAN; Tolu, Sena; Kilicoglu, MEHMET SERKAN; Aydin, TEOMAN; KÜÇÜKAKKAŞ, OKAN; YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; KILIÇOĞLU, MEHMET SERKAN; AYDIN, TEOMAN
    In chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases (CIRD), it is important to understand patients- fears towards their disease in order to improve patient-physician dialog, to raise the quality of care offered, and to optimize treatment adherence. In this study, we aimed to translate the Fear Assessment in Inflammatory Rheumatic diseases (FAIR) questionnaire into Turkish and evaluate its psychometric properties in patients with CIRD. One hundred fifteen patients filled the provided socio-demographic information form, FAIR-Tr questionnaire, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), and Beck-s Hopelessness Scale (BHS). For the analysis of short-term reliability, 50 patients re-filled the FAIR-Tr questionnaire 1week later. Internal consistency was evaluated with Cronbach-s coefficient and test-retest reliability was evaluated with intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC). Construct validity analysis was investigated based on the correlation with HADS and BHS. All patients found FAIR-Tr easily understandable and acceptable. FAIR-Tr internal consistency (Cronbach-s =0.93) and test-retest reliability (ICC=0.91) were excellent. Psychometric validation was proved upon observing high correlation with HADS (Anxiety, r=0.77; Depression, r=0.70) and moderate correlation with BHS (r=0.65). FAIR-Tr is a questionnaire that has excellent internal consistency and test-retest reliability. The successful correlation with HADS and BHS supported its psychometric validity in terms of evaluating the fear in CIRD cases. We think that FAIR-Tr is a specific scale that can help to evaluate the disease- and treatment-related fears of the Turkish patients with CIRD and may be useful in both routine practice and clinical studies.
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    El osteoartriti olan hastalarda El Osteoartriti Fonksiyonel İndeksi (FIHOA - Functional Index for Hand Osteoarthritis) anketinin Türkçe adaptasyon ve validasyonu
    (2019-04-13) KILIÇOĞLU, MEHMET SERKAN; YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; KÜÇÜKAKKAŞ, OKAN; KILIÇOĞLU, MEHMET SERKAN; YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; KÜÇÜKAKKAŞ, OKAN
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    How does cross-education affects muscles of paretic upper extremity in subacute stroke survivors?
    (2020-06-06T00:00:00Z) Kilicoglu, MS; Yurdakul, Ozan Volkan; Kucukakkas, O; Eren, F; Aydin, T; YURDAKUL, OZAN VOLKAN; KILIÇOĞLU, MEHMET SERKAN; KÜÇÜKAKKAŞ, OKAN
    Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the benefits of adding electromuscular stimulation (EMS) to the flexors of wrist muscles on the nonparetic limb in conventional stroke training to strengthen homologous agonist and antagonist muscles on the paretic side in patients with subacute stroke. Methods The EMS group patients (n = 15) received conventional therapy for 30 sessions for 6 weeks (60 min/session) with 30 min of electrical stimulation to their nonparetic forearm using wrist flexors, with 5 min of pre- and post-warm-up. The transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) group patients (n = 15) received the same conventional rehabilitation training with 30 min of conventional antalgic TENS at a barely sensible level to their nonparetic forearm. The Fugl-Meyer motor function assessment for upper extremity (FMA-UE), functional independence measure (FIM), Brunnstrom staging of recovery for hand, maximum and mean wrist flexion force (flexion(max) and flexion(mean)), and wrist extension force (extension(max) and extension(mean)) of paretic untrained limb were evaluated before and after the treatment. Results EMS and TENS group patients improved similarly in terms of FMA-UE, FIM, and Brunnstrom staging for hand recovery. However, flexion(max) and flexion(mean) of the paretic limb increased more in the EMS group than in the TENS group. Extension(max) and extension(mean) on the paretic side increased in the EMS group but did not differ in the TENS group. Conclusion Cross-education via EMS may have a beneficial effect as an adjunct to conventional treatment methods. This study is retrospectively registered and is available at (ID: NCT04113369).