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  1. Post-stroke inpatient rehabilitation. I. Predicting length of stay.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    World Congress of Physical Therapy. Washington (USA), 1995/06.

    This study was undertaken to identify factors predicting stroke inpatient rehabilitation length of stay in an acute inpatient rehabilitation program, including occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy.

    A cohort of 152 patients suffering from stroke (76 women and 76 men) voluntarily participated in this study.

    They were recruited from a general hospital in which they had received physical rehabilitation.

    The functional status of patients was observed by a physiotherapist, using the Functional Independence MeasureSM.

    The functional status was observed on patient admission to rehabilitation and at 1 wk from admission.

    Post-stroke biologic characteristics, including physical, neuropsychological, and clinical characteristics, as well as sociodemographic characteristics were also collected.

    A path analysis, using successive multiple linear regressions, was adopted to predict length of stay in rehabilitation.

    Significant predictors of length of stay were age, functional status at 1 wk post-rehabilitation admission, perceptual status, and balance status.

    These predictors accounted for 43.6% of the total variance in the rehabilitation length of stay.

    Indirect predictors of length of stay were identified as the following : functional status at admission, rehabilitation program, motor status, communication problems, and medical complications. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident cérébrovasculaire, Homme, Durée, Réhabilitation, Capacité fonctionnelle, Facteur risque, Pronostic, Epidémiologie, Modèle, Handicap, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Durée hospitalisation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stroke, Human, Duration, Rehabilitation, Functional capacity, Risk factor, Prognosis, Epidemiology, Models, Handicap, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0132795

    Code Inist : 002B26I. Création : 21/05/1997.