A test battery to measure the recovery of voluntary movement control following stroke.

@article{Turton1986ATB,
  title={A test battery to measure the recovery of voluntary movement control following stroke.},
  author={Ailie J. Turton and Claire M. Fraser},
  journal={International rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={74-8}
}
Tests of upper limb function and an activities of daily living (ADL) index were selected to measure recovery following stroke. Thirty stroke patients were assessed at intervals for up to 6 months to 1 year post-stroke using the battery. The results showed the ADL index is insensitive to upper limb recovery. All the tests measured recovery in some of the patients after 24 weeks post-stroke. Since the presentation and recovery of patients was variable, it is argued that it is necessary to offer a… CONTINUE READING