Predicting length of stay, functional outcome, and aftercare in the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The dominant role of higher-order cognition.

@article{Galski1993PredictingLO,
  title={Predicting length of stay, functional outcome, and aftercare in the rehabilitation of stroke patients. The dominant role of higher-order cognition.},
  author={T J Galski and Richard Bruno and Richard D. Zorowitz and Jayne Walker},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1794-800}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Research in recent years has revealed factors that are important predictors of physical and functional rehabilitation: demographic variables, visual and perceptual impairments, and psychological and cognitive factors. However, there is a remaining uncertainty about prediction of outcome and a need to clinically apply research findings. This study was designed to identify the relative importance of medical, functional, demographic, and cognitive factors in predicting… CONTINUE READING
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