Journal article

Predictors of poststroke mobility: systematic review

Louise E Craig, Olivia Wu, Julie Bernhardt, Peter Langhorne

International Journal of Stroke | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2011

Abstract

Regaining poststroke mobility is considered a primary goal of the stroke patient in early rehabilitation. Predictive recovery of poststroke mobility is clinically important, and provides important information to healthcare professionals, patients and their families. We conducted a systematic review aimed at identifying the predictive or associated baseline factors, assessed within one-week of stroke onset, and the recovery of poststroke mobility within 30 days. A comprehensive search strategy was applied to all major electronic databases to identify potentially relevant studies. Included in the review are two studies that evaluate the predictive value of baseline factors by developing a prog..

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