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Interdisciplinary Platform for Rehabilitation Research and Innovative Care of Stroke Patients

2019-10-15 11:11:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Observational study of functional recovery of stroke patients after discharge from rehabilitation

Description

Cerebrovascular diseases, such as stroke, are among the greatest challenges in healthcare. This proves the importance of neuro-rehabilitative research. Stroke research is often focused on the acute treatment phase as well as the inpatient rehabilitation. A remaining question is how do stroke patients clinically develop after being discharged from the hospital? How stable are the achieved rehabilitation effects and how much more clinical improvement is seen in the following time period, especially with regard to ICF functionality? In this observational longitudinal study, the current practice of neurorehabilitation will be investigated and the influence of motor skills, cognition, care situation, depression, information and fatigue on functional recovery as well as participation, autonomy and quality of life will be evaluated. Stroke patients will be examined at the end of rehabilitation, after three, six and 12 months. In addition, a group of chronic patients undergoes the same examinations and thereby represents a comparison group.

Study Design

Conditions

Stroke

Location

Klinikum Bad Bramstedt - Klinik für Neurologische Rehabilitation
Bad Bramstedt
Germany
24576

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:26-0400

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