Access to rehabilitation facilities in an unselected hospital population affected by acute stroke

@article{Cavestri2005AccessTR,
  title={Access to rehabilitation facilities in an unselected hospital population affected by acute stroke},
  author={R. Cavestri and L. Buontempi and M. Arreghini and F. Laviola and P. Mazza and G. Tognoni and C. Roncaglioni and E. Longhini},
  journal={The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={18},
  pages={9-16}
}
  • R. Cavestri, L. Buontempi, +5 authors E. Longhini
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate the selection criteria and characteristics of the patients who have access to rehabilitation facilities after having experienced an acute stroke.Between January 1993 and February 1994, 383 patients were recruited in 13 hospitals in Lombardy, and telephonically followed up four months after study entry. The data were collected by members of the Associazione Volontari Ospedalieri (Hospital Volunteers' Association).The 4-month mortality rate was 23%. The… CONTINUE READING
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