Journal article

Young Stroke Survivors' Preferred Methods of Meeting Their Unique Needs Shaping Better Care

Jessica Keating, Karen Borschmann, Hannah Johns, Leonid Churilov, Julie Bernhardt

NEUROLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine how young stroke survivors want their unmet needs to be addressed, we undertook an international online survey of people living with stroke. METHODS: Participants self-selected to complete an online survey that included a questionnaire on demographics and stroke-related characteristics, the Young Stroke Needs Screening Tool, and a questionnaire on how they wanted their needs to be met. RESULTS: One hundred seventy-one responses were received (68% female respondents, mean age 45 years, interquartile range 36-51 years). Preferences for methods of meeting needs varied depending on the domain of need and participants' demographic and stroke-related characteristics. Face-t..

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