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20 years of researching stroke through audit.
This article records and reviews some questions that have been answered using data from the audit: Is the rate of institutional care after rehabilitation a possible measure of outcome? Does stroke unit care in routine practice give the benefits shown in randomized controlled trials? How is the quality of stroke care affected by a patient's age and the time of their stroke? Do patient-reported measures match those obtained from the professionals recording of processes of care? How do the processes of care after stroke affect mortality? Is thrombolysis safe to use in patients over the age of 80? Do staffing levels matter? Do...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - June 1, 2018 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Rudd AG, Hoffman A, Paley L, Bray B Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
The Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk (SAFR): predictive validity in inpatient stroke rehabilitation.
CONCLUSIONS: An evidence-derived, population-specific fall risk assessment may more accurately predict fallers than a general fall risk screen for stroke rehabilitation patients. While the SAFR improves upon the accuracy of a general assessment tool, additional refinement may be warranted. PMID: 24849795 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - May 21, 2014 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Breisinger TP, Skidmore ER, Niyonkuru C, Terhorst L, Campbell GB Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
Can we forget the Mini-Mental State Examination? A systematic review of the validity of cognitive screening instruments within one month after stroke.
CONCLUSION: None of the existing instruments fulfils all criteria. The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is the best candidate at present, provided items measuring speed of information processing are added, and further studies investigating the optimal cut-offs are conducted. PMID: 25381346 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - November 7, 2014 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Van Heugten CM, Walton L, Hentschel U Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
No evidence of effectiveness of mirror therapy early after stroke: an assessor-blinded randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION:: Compared with sham therapy, mirror therapy did not add additional benefit to upper-limb recovery early after stroke. PMID: 30672304 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - January 23, 2019 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Antoniotti P, Veronelli L, Caronni A, Monti A, Aristidou E, Montesano M, Corbo M Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
Effects of an integrated transitional care program for stroke survivors living in a rural community: a randomized controlled trial.
CONCLUSION: The transitional care program has been proven to be feasible and improve health-related outcomes. PMID: 32026701 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - February 5, 2020 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Deng A, Yang S, Xiong R Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research