Neurodevelopmental treatment after stroke: a comparative study.

@article{Hafsteinsdttir2005NeurodevelopmentalTA,
  title={Neurodevelopmental treatment after stroke: a comparative study.},
  author={Th{\'o}ra B. Hafsteinsd{\'o}ttir and Ale Algra and L. Jaap Kappelle and Maria H F Grypdonck},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={788-92}
}
BACKGROUND Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) is a rehabilitation approach increasingly used in the care of stroke patients, although no evidence has been provided for its efficacy. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of NDT on the functional status and quality of life (QoL) of patients with stroke during one year after stroke onset. METHODS 324 consecutive patients with stroke from 12 Dutch hospitals were included in a prospective, non-randomised, parallel group study. In the experimental… CONTINUE READING

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