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Screening for mood disorders after stroke: a systematic review of psychometric properties and clinical utility
Background Routine mood screening is recommended after stroke. However, clinicians report difficulty selecting appropriate tools from the wide range available. We aimed to systematically review theExpand
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Multi-disciplinary team meetings in stroke rehabilitation: an observation study and conceptual framework
Objective: To explore how multi-disciplinary team meetings operate in stroke rehabilitation. Design: Non-participant observation of multi-disciplinary team meetings and semi-structured interviewsExpand
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Service users’ views of the assessment process in stroke rehabilitation
Objective: To investigate the service users’ (stroke survivors and care-givers) experiences and views of the rehabilitation assessment process. Design: Qualitative data analysis from three focusExpand
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Staff perceptions of using outcome measures in stroke rehabilitation
Purpose: The use of standardised outcome measures is an integral part of stroke rehabilitation and is widely recommended as good practice. However, little is known about how measures are actuallyExpand
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The effect of a structured programme to increase patient activity during inpatient stroke rehabilitation: a Phase I cohort study
Objective: To develop an intervention and undertake a proof-of-concept evaluation of its feasibility, acceptability, and impact on recorded patient activity levels during inpatient strokeExpand
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Screening for cognitive impairment after stroke: A systematic review of psychometric properties and clinical utility.
OBJECTIVE To systematically review the psychometric properties and clinical utility of cognitive screening tools post-stroke. DATA SOURCES EMBASE, CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychInfo. STUDY SELECTIONExpand
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Why do stroke survivors not receive recommended amounts of active therapy? Findings from the ReAcT study, a mixed-methods case-study evaluation in eight stroke units
Objective: To identify why the National Clinical Guideline recommendation of 45 minutes of each appropriate therapy daily is not met in many English stroke units. Design: Mixed-methods case-studyExpand
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The effect of a structured model for stroke rehabilitation multi-disciplinary team meetings on functional recovery and productivity: a Phase I/II proof of concept study
Objective: Regular multidisciplinary team meetings are the main way that teams operate, yet our earlier research found they can sometimes be suboptimal. We developed a model to structureExpand
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Why do patients with stroke not receive the recommended amount of active therapy (ReAcT)? Study protocol for a multisite case study investigation
Introduction Increased frequency and intensity of inpatient therapy contributes to improved outcomes for stroke survivors. Differences exist in the amount of therapy provided internationally. InExpand
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The impact of a toolkit on use of standardised measurement tools in stroke rehabilitation
Objective: To evaluate the impact of a toolkit of psychometrically robust measurement tools, the Greater Manchester Assessment for Stroke Rehabilitation (G-MASTER) toolkit, on the use of measurementExpand
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