Stroke rehabilitation. 2. Comorbidities and complications.

  title={Stroke rehabilitation. 2. Comorbidities and complications.},
  author={Elliot J. Roth and S F Noll},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={75 5 Spec No},
This self-directed learning module highlights the preexisting comorbid conditions and the medical complications during and after rehabilitation of the patient with stroke. Part of the chapter on stroke rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation, this article identifies several of the major associated medical problems, such as venous thromboembolism, pneumonia, seizure, and pressure sore; discusses methods… CONTINUE READING