Caregiver-mediated intervention can improve physical functional recovery of patients with chronic stroke: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Wang2015CaregivermediatedIC,
  title={Caregiver-mediated intervention can improve physical functional recovery of patients with chronic stroke: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Tzu-Chi Wang and Alan Chung-hong Tsai and Jiun-Yi Wang and Yu-Te Lin and Ko-Long Lin and Jiun Jiang Chen and Bei Yi Lin and Tai Ching Lin},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and neural repair},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={3-12}
}
Background and Purpose. Patients with chronic stroke may benefit from continuing rehabilitation training after hospital discharge. This study examined whether caregiver-mediated, home-based intervention (CHI) could improve physical functioning and social participation in these patients. Methods. A single-blind, randomized, controlled 12-week trial conducted with 51 patients from 3 hospitals in Taiwan who had chronic stroke (>6 months; Brunnstrom recovery stages III-V). Patients and their… CONTINUE READING
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