Quality of life after stroke: exposing a gap in nursing literature.

  • E R Adkins
  • Published 1993 in
    Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of…


Cerebrovascular accidents are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke disables two thirds of its survivors; of these, one third are severely impaired. Studies have begun only recently to focus on the emotional and psychosocial aspects of stroke recovery. Research on quality of life has been conducted with clients suffering from cancer… (More)


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