Structured nursing intervention versus routine rehabilitation after stroke.

  title={Structured nursing intervention versus routine rehabilitation after stroke.},
  author={Zohar Nir and Zoly Zolotogorsky and Heidi Sugarman},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  volume={83 7},
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to examine the effect of a structured, comprehensive nursing intervention on the course of rehabilitation over the first 6 mos after a first-ever stroke. DESIGN Intervention (experimental) study. The participants were 155 elderly stroke survivors who were admitted to a geriatric rehabilitation department. Stratified random sampling generated intervention and control groups. The intervention was designed to work together with the routine rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING

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