Long-term outcome for patients and carers following hospital admission for stroke.

@article{Greveson1991LongtermOF,
  title={Long-term outcome for patients and carers following hospital admission for stroke.},
  author={G C Greveson and Christopher S. Gray and Joyce French and Oliver F. W. James},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={337-44}
}
Outcome was assessed in 82 3(+)-year survivors from a cohort of 229 patients admitted to hospital with acute stroke; 71% were independent or only mildly disabled, 76% were living at home. Institutionalized patients were significantly older, less often married, and had more cognitive impairment than those at home. No patient who produced normal picture drawings (house, man, clock) was in institutional care, only two patients living alone had abnormal drawings. Of patients at home 39% had not… CONTINUE READING

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