stroke

Post-stroke disability and its predictors among Nigerian stroke survivors

Olufemi O. Oyewole, Ph.D., Michael O. Ogunlana, Ph.D., Kolawole S. Oritogun, M.Sc., Caleb A. Gbiri, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: June 07, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.05.011   Background Despite stroke is a major cause of disability, the predictors of the disability among stroke survivors has not been sufficiently delineated. Objective To assess […]

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Quality of life of stroke survivors and their informal caregivers: A prospective study

Enkhzaya Chuluunbaatar, M.D.,Yiing-Jenq Chou, M.D., Ph.D., Christy Pu, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p306–312 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.007 Background Health care improvements have led to increased survival among stroke patients; however, the disability level remains high. These patients require assistance from caregivers, particularly in the first year after stroke. Longitudinal studies of quality […]

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An internet survey of the characteristics and physical activity of community-dwelling Australian adults with acquired brain injury: Exploring interest in an internet-delivered self-management program focused on physical activity

Taryn M. Jones, B.App.Sc. (Phty.), Catherine M. Dean, B.App.Sc. (Phty.), M.A., Ph.D., Blake F. Dear, B.Soc.Sc. (Hons.), M.Clin.Psych., Ph.D., Julia M. Hush, B.Sc. (Hons.), B.App.Sc. (Phty.), Ph.D., Nickolai Titov, B.A., M.A., P.G.Dip.Clin.Psyc., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, January 2016 Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 54–63 www.disabilityandhealthjnl.com/article/S1936-6574(15)00108-9/abstract Individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) are more likely to be […]

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The modifying role of caregiver burden on predictors of quality of life of caregivers of hospitalized chronic stroke patients

Yeon-Gyu Jeong, P.T., Ph.D., Jun-Pyo Myong, M.D., Ph.D., Jung-Wan Koo, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal October 2015 Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 619–625 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.05.005 Background Caregiver burden is an important predictor of quality of life (QoL) among caregivers of stroke patients. While caregiver burden and QoL might be closely related, caregiver burden seems also to be a potential […]

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