The prevalence of joint contractures, pressure sores, painful shoulder, other pain, falls, and depression in the year after a severely disabling stroke

Brittle, Nicola, Patel, Smitaa, Ellins, Julie, Scott, Martin, Wright, Cristine, Dewey, Michael E and Sackley, Catherine (2008) The prevalence of joint contractures, pressure sores, painful shoulder, other pain, falls, and depression in the year after a severely disabling stroke. Stroke, 39 (12). pp. 3329-34. ISSN 1524-4628

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Abstract

Complications after stroke have been shown to impede rehabilitation, lead to poor functional outcome, and increase cost of care. This inception cohort study sought to investigate the prevalence of immobility-related complications during the first year after severely disabling stroke in relation to functional independence and place of residence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: severity of illness index,depression,shoulder pain,humans,stroke,activities of daily living,aged,language disorders,pain,cognition disorders,accidental falls,prospective studies,contracture,aged, 80 and over,adult,middle aged,follow-up studies,residence characteristics,pressure ulcer,male,female,immobilization,prevalence
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Allied Health Professions
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Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2012 21:51
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/37442
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.518563

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