Journal article

In search of Kipling's six honest serving men in upper limb rehabilitation: within participant case-crossover experiment nested within a web-based questionnaire

KS Hayward, L Jolliffe, L Churilov, A Herrmann, GC Cloud, NA Lannin

Disability and Rehabilitation | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: In search of Kipling's six honest serving men in upper limb rehabilitation after stroke, we sought to investigate clinicians' perspective of when and where to begin therapy, how much and what therapy to provide, and who and why (or not) to provide therapy. Materials & methods: Within-participant case cross-over experiments were nested within an anonymous web-based questionnaire (21 questions, three cases). Graph theory-based voting to produce ranked ordered lists and mixed-effect logistic regression were performed. RESULTS: In total, 225 Australian stroke clinicians responded: 53% occupational therapists, 61% working in acute/inpatient stroke setting. Most respondents indicated they..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia


Awarded by Heart Foundation of Australia


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was funded by an Alfred Hospital Small Project Grant awarded to LJ, KSH, NAL, AH, GC. Person-support funding was received by KSH [GNT1088449] and LJ [GNT1114522] from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia; NAL [GNT102055] from the Heart Foundation of Australia.