The influence of attention deficits on functional recovery post stroke during the first 12 months after discharge from hospital.

@article{Hyndman2008TheIO,
  title={The influence of attention deficits on functional recovery post stroke during the first 12 months after discharge from hospital.},
  author={Dorit Hyndman and Ruth Pickering and Ann Ashburn},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={656-63}
}
BACKGROUND Attention deficits have been linked to poor recovery after stroke and may predict outcome. We explored the influence of attention on functional recovery post stroke in the first 12 months after discharge from hospital. METHODS People with stroke completed measures of attention, balance, mobility and activities of daily living (ADL) ability at the point of discharge from hospital, and 6 and 12 months later. We used correlational analysis and stepwise linear regression to explore… CONTINUE READING

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