Spanish Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale
- A Review of Health-Related Quality-of-Life Measures in Stroke. Golomb, B.A.; Vickrey, B.G.; Hays, R.D. // PharmacoEconomics;Feb2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p155
The objective of this review was to evaluate health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) measures for use with patients with stroke. HR-QOL measures are increasingly used for assessment in many health conditions; these measures may serve an important role in evaluating the impact of stroke and of...
- Trunk control as an early predictor comprehensive activities of daily living function in stroke patients. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2003, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p52
Focuses on the use of trunk control as an early predictor of comprehensive activities of daily living function in stroke patients. Stability of the patient undergoing rehabilitation; Prediction of comprehensive activity of daily living function.
- High-flying diagnosis. Friedensohn, Henry // Cortlandt Forum;2/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p48
Relates a medical practitioner's fears about diagnosing a fellow airplane passenger who was having a stroke. Apprehensions over malpractice suits; Symptoms of Bell palsy; Commendations from the airline.
- Caregiver burden and health-related quality of life among Japanese stroke caregivers. Morimoto, Tomoko; Schreiner, Andrea S.; Asano, Hitoshi // Age & Ageing;Mar2003, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p218
Presents a study that examined the relationship between caregiver burden and health-related quality of life in family caregivers of older stroke patients in Japan. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Predicting Long-Term Outcome After Pediatric Hemorrhagic Stroke. Jones, Ariel // Neurology Reviews;Jun2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p9
The article focuses on the potential help of underlying diagnosis and hemorrhage-brain ratio in determining the quality of life outcome of children who suffered from hemorrhagic stroke.
- Diurnal variation in incidence of stroke: Oxfordshire community stroke project. Wroe, Stephen J.; Sandercock, Peter; Bamford, John; Dennis, Martin; Slattery, Jim; Warlow, Charles // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/18/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6820, p155
Investigates the occurrence of diurnal variation on stroke patients in Great Britain. Measurement of the time of stroke and degree of activity at onset; Causes of diurnal variations; Occurrence of strokes in the morning.
- Bridging the gap: the effectiveness of teaming a stroke coordinator with patient's personal physician on the outcome of stroke. Mayo, Nancy E.; Nadeau, Lyne; Ahmed, Sara; White, Carole; Grad, Roland; Huang, Allen; Yaffe, Mark J.; Wood-Dauphinee, Sharon // Age & Ageing;Jan2008, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p32
Objectives to test the hypothesis as to whether persons newly discharged into the community following an acute stroke and assigned a stroke case manager would experience, compared to usual post-hospital care, better health-related quality of life (HRQL), fewer emergency room visits and less...
- The Stroke in Bed 114. McCarthy, Michael // Cortlandt Forum;01/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p65
Presents the author's revelation of how he came to see a stroke patient as the human being that he was. Author's realization that the he was seeing the patient only as a clinical disease; Author's hope that he helped the patient regain some dignity, self-respect and self-worth when he was...
- Mrs. Posner's Smile. Feikin, Daniel R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;05/01/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p793
Relates an experience of the author with a stroke patient in the United States. Accounts on the first encounter with Mrs. Posner; Funny moments with Posner; Memory with Posner's arrival; Lessons learned from the experience.