Tom PMM Vluggen

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OBJECTIVE A systematic review of randomized controlled trials was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of multidisciplinary care for stroke patients living in the community. DATA SOURCES Databases PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL and the Cochrane Library from January 1980 until July 2012. STUDY SELECTION Randomized controlled trials focused on(More)
BACKGROUND Stroke is one of the major causes of loss of independence, decreased quality of life and mortality among elderly people. About half of the elderly stroke patients discharged after rehabilitation in a nursing home still experience serious impairments in daily functioning one year post stroke, which can lead to difficulties in picking up and(More)
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