• Psychology
  • Published 2010

Health Related Quality of Life in Stroke Survivors Measured by the Stroke Impact Scale

@inproceedings{Kamel2010HealthRQ,
  title={Health Related Quality of Life in Stroke Survivors Measured by the Stroke Impact Scale},
  author={Amr I. Kamel and Alaa Abdel Ghani and Mahmoud Ashraf Zaiton and Amal S El-Motayam and Doria A. El-Fattah},
  year={2010}
}
Background: Stroke is often a catastrophic event affecting all aspects of an individual’s life. Objective: To assess HRQOL in patients with cerebral stroke after 1 and 3 months to estimate the impact of individual characteristics; stroke type and severity; on HRQOL and to evaluate the validity and reliability of the SIS for assessing HRQOL. Methods: Fifty patients who had a first-ever stroke were eligible for inclusion. The patients were subjected to thorough history taking and neurological… CONTINUE READING

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