Corpus ID: 18562354

Falls in community-dwelling stroke survivors: an accumulated impairments model.

  title={Falls in community-dwelling stroke survivors: an accumulated impairments model.},
  author={J. Yates and S. Lai and P. Duncan and S. Studenski},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  volume={39 3},
  • J. Yates, S. Lai, +1 author S. Studenski
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of rehabilitation research and development
  • UNLABELLED Falling has been identified as a major complication in persons who have had a stroke. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of accumulated impairments on the risk of falling in community-dwelling stroke survivors. METHODS Community-dwelling stroke survivors were identified from the Kansas City Stroke Study, a large cohort study of stroke survivors. We evaluated the subjects within 14 days of stroke onset. Impairments were determined at baseline and were defined as… CONTINUE READING
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