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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 4294028, 12 pages
Research Article

Relative and Absolute Interrater Reliabilities of a Hand-Held Myotonometer to Quantify Mechanical Muscle Properties in Patients with Acute Stroke in an Inpatient Ward

1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Rehabilitation Medicine and Translation, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
2Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK

Correspondence should be addressed to Wai Leung Ambrose Lo; moc.kooltuo@6270olesorbma and Dong Feng Huang; nc.ude.usys.liam@fdgnauh

Received 22 May 2017; Revised 18 August 2017; Accepted 10 September 2017; Published 15 October 2017

Academic Editor: Peter J. Oefner

Copyright © 2017 Wai Leung Ambrose Lo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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