An activities index for use with stroke patients.

  title={An activities index for use with stroke patients.},
  author={Morris Holbrook and C E Skilbeck},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={12 2},
Scales of 'Activities of Daily Living' measure only a patient's ability for self-care. There is no brief scale to measure lifestyle, although this would be useful in determining rehabilitation goals. This paper describes such a scale, developed for use with stroke patients. The data obtained relate to pre-morbid and post-stroke levels of activities. Factor analysis indicates three major factors (domestic chores, leisure/work, outdoor activities). Two of these factors are sex-linked, as… CONTINUE READING
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