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Reducing Sitting Time After Stroke: A Phase II Safety and Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial
To test the safety, feasibility, and effectiveness of reducing sitting time in stroke survivors.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 31, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Coralie English, Genevieve N. Healy, Tim Olds, Gaynor Parfitt, Erika Borkoles, Alison Coates, Sharon Kramer, Julie Bernhardt Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Respiratory muscle strength in chronic stroke survivors and its relationship with the Six-Minute Walk Test
The principal aim of this study was to compare respiratory muscle strength in stroke survivor (SS) with a control group (CG) of healthy people matched by age and sex. The secondary aim was to investigate any relationship between respiratory muscle strength and the distance walked during the Six-Minute Walk Test (6MWT).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 28, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ana Lista Paz, Luz González Doniz, Serafín Ortigueira García, Jesús Luis Saleta Canosa, Christian Moreno Couto Source Type: research

Respiratory Muscle Strength in Chronic Stroke Survivors and Its Relation With the 6-Minute Walk Test
To compare respiratory muscle strength in stroke survivors (SS) with that in a control group (CG) of healthy people matched by age and sex, as well as to investigate any relation between respiratory muscle strength and the distance walked during the 6-minute walk test (6MWT).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 28, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ana Lista Paz, Luz González Doniz, Serafín Ortigueira García, Jesús Luis Saleta Canosa, Christian Moreno Couto Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Effects of Treadmill Incline and Speed on Ankle Muscle Activity in Subjects After a Stroke
To examine the effects of walking on a treadmill at varying gradients and speeds on ankle muscle activation in stroke survivors, and to compare the effect of increasing speed on plantarflexor muscle activity in participants grouped according to spasticity severity.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 27, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Roghayeh Mohammadi, Saeed Talebian, Chetan P. Phadke, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Mohammad-Reza Hadian Tags: Original research Source Type: research

The effects of treadmill incline and speed on ankle muscle activity in subjects after a stroke
To examine the effects of walking on a treadmill at varying gradients and speeds on ankle muscle activation in stroke survivors and to compare the effect of increasing speed on plantarflexor muscle activity in participants grouped according to spasticity severity.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 27, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Roghayeh Mohammadi, Saeed Talebian, Chetan P. Phadke, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Mohammad-Reza Hadian Source Type: research

Validity of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in Patients With Stroke
To investigate the measurement properties of the Dutch version of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) in patients with stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 8, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Henk J. Arwert, Saskia Keizer, Cornelis H. Kromme, Thea P. Vliet Vlieland, Jorit J. Meesters Tags: Original research Source Type: research

The validity of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in stroke patients
To investigate the measurement properties of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) Dutch language version in stroke patients.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 8, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Henk J. Arwert, Saskia Keizer, Cornelis H. Kromme, Thea P.M. Vliet Vlieland, Jorit J.L. Meesters Source Type: research

A Multifaceted Approach to the Enhancement of Motor Recovery After Stroke
Despite aggressive conventional therapy, lasting hemiplegia persists in a large percentage of stroke survivors. This project critically reviewed the rationale behind targeting motor recovery at multiple sites along the motor learning network by combining robotic therapy with pharmacotherapy and virtual reality-based reward learning for stroke survivors.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Duc Tran, Marta Pajaro, Jean Francois Daneault, Jaime G. Gallegos, Mary Alexis Iaccarino, Felipe Fregni, Ross Zafonte Tags: Systematic/meta-analytic review poster Source Type: research

Effects of Treadmill Walking Combined with Obstacle-Crossing in Ambulatory Post-Stroke Patients: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
To investigate the effects of treadmill walking combined with obstacle-crossing on the walking ability of ambulatory post-stroke patients.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Yeon-Gyu Jeong, Jung-Wan Koo Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

High-force Haptic Rehabilitation Robot and Motor Outcomes in Chronic Stroke: A Case Study
To determine the impact on motor performance and function with use of a custom force-feedback device to complete games for stroke rehabilitation.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Carol A. Wamsley, Michelle Jillian Johnson Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

The Use of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Spasticity Post Stroke
To perform a systematic review to evaluate the effectiveness of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in improving spasticity after stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Amanda McIntyre, Spencer Richard Thompson, Magdalena Natalia Mirkowski, Amer Burhan, Tom Miller, Robert William Teasell Tags: Systematic/meta-analytic review poster Source Type: research

Treatment of Vascular Depression and Post Stroke Depression using Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Systematic Review
To perform a systematic review evaluating the effectiveness of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in improving vascular depression (VD) and post stroke depression (PSD).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Spencer Richard Thompson, Amanda McIntyre, Swati Mehta, Amer Burhan, Shannon Janzen, Robert William Teasell Tags: Systematic/meta-analytic review poster Source Type: research

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Stroke Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review
To conduct a review of research and quality of evidence for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies in post-stroke rehabilitation.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Spencer Richard Thompson, Amanda McIntyre, Danielle Brittany Rice, Robert William Teasell Tags: Systematic/meta-analytic review poster Source Type: research

Yoga After Stroke Leads to Improvements in Multiple Domains of Quality of Life
Assess the impact of therapeutic-yoga on multiple domains of quality of life (QoL) with chronic stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Arlene A. Schmid, Kristine K. Miller, Marieke Van Puymbroeck Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Gait Speed and Step Parameter Changes After Therapeutic-Yoga in People with Stroke: A Pilot Study
To determine changes in comfortable walking speed (CWS), fast walking speed (FWS), and spatiotemporal gait parameters after group therapeutic-yoga (GTY) in people with stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kristine K. Miller, Arianne Dallas Mason, Nancy Nicolai, Peter Altenburger, Tracy A. Dierks, Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Arlene A. Schmid Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Trends of Functional Outcomes, Length of Stay, and Discharge Disposition After Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation
To examine the trends in functional outcomes, length of stay (LOS), and discharge disposition in patients with stroke discharged from an inpatient rehabilitation facility in Saudi Arabia.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Saad M. Bindawas, Hussam Mawajdeh, Vishal Vennu, Hisham Alhaidary, Kenneth Ottenbacher Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Virtual Reality Based Balance Task for Stroke Patients: Usability Study
To address the problem of balance among stroke patients by developing age and ethnicity relevant Virtual Reality (VR) based tasks of varying challenges and using Nintendo’s Wii Balance Board (BB) interfaced with VR-based system to track patient’s Centre of Pressure (CoP).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Animesh Singh Kumawat, Sunny Verma, Anjali Ravindra Bhise, M.M. Prabhakar, Uttama Lahiri Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Pre-discharge Education for Families with Stroke: An Online Survey of Occupational Therapists
To describe Occupational Therapists’ pre-discharge education of family caregivers for relatives with stroke. To determine how current practice align with empirical research on needs and concerns of family caregivers.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Kathy Kniepmann Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Agreement Between Community-Dwelling Persons With Stroke and Their Proxy Responders on the Neuro-QoL Instruments
To identify differences in agreement between community-dwelling persons with stroke and their proxy responses on the short-form versions of the Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders (Neuro-QoL) instruments.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Allan John Kozlowski, David Victorson, Ana Miskovic, Jin-Shei Lai, Richard L. Harvey, David Cella, Allen Heinemann Tags: Oral presentation Source Type: research

EMG Activation During a Single Session of Stroke Inpatient Gait Training in a Robotic Exoskeleton
To objectively measure changes in muscle activation during a single session of inpatient gait training in a robotic exoskeleton (RE) with an individual with acute stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Karen J. Nolan, Mooyeon Oh-Park, Kathleen Chervin, Rakesh Pilkar, Arvind Ramanujam, Ghaith J. Androwis Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Formative Evaluation of the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle After Stroke Intervention
To conduct a formative evaluation of the implementation of the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle After Stroke intervention to determine the feasibility of a 6-week lifestyle intervention in a safety net setting with a socioeconomically disadvantaged, racial/ethnically diverse population. Feasibility included measuring the participants’ and therapists’ acceptability of the overall intervention, facilitators and barriers of implementation, and suggestions for future programs.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Valerie Ann Hill Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Return to Work Services for Younger Stroke Survivors: A Survey of Practice Patterns and Perceptions
To describe the practice patterns of occupational therapists in the provision of return to work (RTW) services for younger stroke survivors.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shannon L. Scott, Salvador Bondoc Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Reliability of Corticomotor Excitability in Proximal Upper-Extremity Muscles of Severely-Impaired Chronic Stroke Patients
To determine test-retest reliability of motor excitability parameters for proximal shoulder muscles (Biceps Brachii, (BB); Triceps Brachii, (TB)) using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in chronic stroke patients with severe arm impairment.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shashwati Geed, Evan Chan, Michael Harris-Love, Michelle Harris-Love Tags: Oral presentation Source Type: research

Long-term Outcome in Aphasia – Improvement from 15 to 66 Months Post Stroke
To investigate long term outcome of post stroke aphasia, an area where present knowledge is sparse and ambiguous. On the background of recent insight into brain plasticity we hypothesized improvement of language function even years after stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Frank Becker Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Mirror Therapy and Task Oriented Training to Improve UE Function After Stroke: A Case Series
To determine the effect of combined mirror therapy and task oriented training on UE function in chronic-onset stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Salvador Bondoc, Julie Booth, Grace Ann Budde, Katelyn Caruso, Michelle DeSousa, Brittany Earl, Kaitlynn Hammerton, Jill Humphreys Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Patient and Caregiver Centered Outcome Preferences in Stroke Rehabilitation
To explore outcome preferences important to patients and caregivers following stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Timothy Reistetter, Shilpa Krishnan, Marsja Stearnes, Susan C. Weller Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Validity and Reliability of Two Reachable Workspace Volume Protocols in Able-Bodied and Stroke Subjects
To assess the validity and reliability of two approaches to measuring Reachable Workspace Volume (RWV) in able-bodied individuals and subjects who have hemiparesis due to stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Craig David Workman, Adam Thrasher Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Role of Care Givers Training for Home Care Management of Stroke Survivors in Bangladesh
To see whether Care givers training to attendees during hospital stay can better address the functional improvement of stroke survivors at home in low resource setting.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Shahidur Rahman, A.K.M. Salek Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Be Aware of Differences When Comparing Results of Stroke Rehabilitation in Different Countries
To describe results of in-patient stroke rehabilitation as a complex intervention for and explore possible differences between the two countries.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Katharina S. Sunnerhagen Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Interactive Exoskeleton Robotic Knee System for Stroke Rehabilitation: A Case Report
To appraise the feasibility of an interactive exoskeleton robotic knee system for the rehabilitation of stroke patients with motor impairment in the lower limb.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Corinna Ockenfeld Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Retention of Distributed Practice Effect during Mental Practice in Hemiparetic Stroke
The objective of this study was to compare efficacy of a “massed” mental practice (MP) regimen versus a “distributed” MP regimen on the upper extremity (UE) motor impairment and functional limitation levels of 27 chronic stroke survivors.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Stephen Page, Erinn Hade, Juan Peng Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Predicting Participation Level Six Month Following Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation
To explore how well discharge Functional Independence Measures motor (FIM-M) and cognitive (FIM-C) and Activity Measure–Post Acute Care Basic Mobility (AMPAC-BM), Daily Activities (AMPAC-DA) and Applied Cognition (AMPAC-AC) sub-scores predict outcome 6 months following inpatient stroke rehabilitation (ISR).
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Michael O'Dell, Joan Toglia, Michael Taub Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Disability After Stroke: An Explorative Study in Patients Admitted to Specialized Rehabilitation the Sunnaas International Network (SIN) Stroke Study
Stroke is the leading cause of serious and long-term disability. A major stroke has severe consequences for the individual on both physical and psychological health.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Birgitta Langhammer, Frank Becker, Katharina S. Sunnerhagen, Tamara Bushnik, Susanne Sällström, Johan Kvalvik Stanghelle Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Safety, Tolerability, and Effectiveness of Dextromethorphan/Quinidine for Pseudobulbar Affect in Patients with Stroke: PRISM-II
A multicenter, open label study (PRISM-II) was conducted to provide additional effectiveness, safety, and tolerability data on dextromethorphan and quinidine (DM/Q) for the treatment of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with dementia, traumatic brain injury, or stroke. Enrollment has now completed for the cohort of patients with PBA secondary to stroke; results will be presented.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Richard D. Zorowitz, David N. Alexander, Paul Shin, Fred Ledon, Charles S. Davis, Charles Yonan, Joao Siffert, Andrea Formella Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Motor Imagery Training on Muscle Strength and Gait Performance in Ambulant Stroke Subjects: A Randomized Clinical Trial
50%-65% of stroke survivors have residual motor deficits; principal among them is hemi paretic gait that limits mobility, increases the risk of falls and promoting sedentary life style. Increased strength in the lower extremity muscles has been shown to be associated with improvements in walking performance. Recently Motor Imagery training (MIT) are enhancing motor learning, neural reorganization and cortical activation in stroke patients. However, efficacy MIT involving lower extremity mobility tasks are limited in stroke rehabilitation.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Vijaya Kumar Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

The Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Functional Impairments Caused by Ischemic Stroke
To investigate the mechanistic and functional effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in the treatment of ischemic stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Sheila Rosenberg, Stephanie Kaplan, Emily Rosario Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Evaluation of a New Community Stroke Holistic 6-Month Review Service
To evaluate the implementation of a new Stroke 6-Month Review service.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Julia Nicole Mardo Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Correlates of Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Outpatients
To determine independent predictors for depressive symptomology in a sample of individuals attending stroke outpatient clinics.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Danielle Brittany Rice, Amanda McIntyre, Julianne Vermeer, Ricardo Viana, Steven Macaluso, Robert William Teasell Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Hospital-based Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation
To assess the effectiveness of a hospital-based outpatient stroke rehabilitation program.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Danielle Brittany Rice, Shannon Janzen, Amanda McIntyre, Eileen Britt, Robert William Teasell Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Predicting Discharge Destination with Admission Outcomes Following Stroke
To use inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) admission outcomes for patients with stroke to predict discharge destination.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Sheila Rosenberg, Debra Ouellette, Cathelyn Timple, Stephanie Kaplan, Emily Rosario Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

The NIH Stroke Scale Lacks Validity in Chronic Hemiparetic Stroke
To investigate the concurrent validity of the NIH Stroke Scale with the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS), a previously validated measure of health status in chronic stroke survivors.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Heather Tanksley Peters, Susan White, Stephen Page Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb Post Stroke: MRI Results of a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study
To compare training protocols used on chronic post stroke individuals’ specifically measuring sensorimotor recovery, neuroplasticity, and kinematic changes. Exploratory MRI data is expected to yield information on neuroplastic changes of the cortex.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Gregory Thomas Thielman Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Can Revised Nottingham Sensation Assessment Predict and Respond to Sensorimotor and Daily Function after Rehabilitation in Patients with Stroke
To examine the predictive validity of the Revised Nottingham Sensation Assessment (rNSA) and its responsiveness to sensory, motor, and daily function during stroke rehabilitation.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Ching-Yi Wu, I-Ching Chuang, Wei-en Wang, Yu-wei Hsieh, Keh-chung Lin Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Can Technology-Assisted Toilets Improve Quality of Life for Rehabilitating Stroke Patients? A Pilot Cohort Study
To investigate whether technology-assisted toilets (TATs, toilets that clean the user with a stream of water) clean effectively and improve the quality of life of rehabilitating stroke patients.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: David Yachnin, Jeffrey Jutai, Georges Gharib, Hillel Finestone Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Effect of Treadmill Walking Combined With Obstacle-Stepping In Ambulatory Post-Stroke Patients on the Community Ambulation, Assessed Objectively By Accelerometry
To investigate the effect of treadmill walking combined with obstacle-stepping on the community ambulation of ambulatory post-stroke patients.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - October 1, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Yeon-Gyu Jeong, Jung-Wan Koo Tags: Research poster Source Type: research

Characterizing energy expenditure during sedentary behavior after stroke
To objectively measure and calculate the energy expended by people with stroke during near sedentary behaviors (lying, supported and unsupported sitting, standing, wheelchair propulsion and walking), under controlled laboratory conditions, and compare these values to the energy expenditure of 1.5 Metabolic Equivalent of Task (METs) within the definition of sedentary behavior.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - September 29, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Olaf Verschuren, Femke de Haan, Gillian Mead, Ben Fengler, Anne Visser-Meily Source Type: research

Increased lower limb spasticity but not strength or function following a single-dose serotonin reuptake inhibitor in chronic stroke
To investigate the effects of single doses of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) on lower limb voluntary and reflex function in individuals with chronic stroke.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - September 13, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Krishnaj Gourab, Brian D. Schmit, T. George Hornby Source Type: research

Changes in Cerebellar Activation After Onabotulinumtoxin A Injections for Spasticity After Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
To investigate the effect of reducing spasticity via onabotulinumtoxin A (Obtx-A) injection on cerebellar activation after chronic stroke during unilateral gripping.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - July 31, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Chia-Lin Chang, Douglas J. Weber, Michael C. Munin Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Changes in cerebellar activation following onabotulinumtoxin A injections for spasticity after chronic stroke: A pilot fMRI study
To investigate the effect of reducing spasticity via Obtx-A injection on cerebellar activation after chronic stroke during unilateral gripping.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - July 31, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Chia-Lin Chang, Douglas J. Weber, Michael C. Munin Source Type: research

The Impact of Outpatient Rehabilitation Medicare Reimbursement Caps on Utilization and Cost of Rehabilitation Care after Ischemic Stroke: Do Caps contain costs?
To estimate the proportion of ischemic stroke patients who fall within and above the total outpatient rehabilitation caps before and after the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA 1997) took effect. In addition, estimate the cost of post-stroke outpatient rehabilitation cost and resource utilization in these patients prior to and after the implementation of the caps.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - July 28, 2015 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Annie N. Simpson, Heather S. Bonilha, Abby S. Kazley, James S. Zoller, Kit N. Simpson, Charles Ellis Source Type: research