Functional abilities after stroke: measurement, natural history and prognosis
- Correspondence to Professor D T Wade, Oxford Centre for Enablement, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust Hospital, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK;
- Received 21 October 2011
- Accepted 6 December 2011
- Published Online First 6 January 2012
FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES AFTER STROKE: MEASUREMENT, NATURAL HISTORY AND PROGNOSIS1
Author(s): Wade DT, Hewer RL
In 1987, we published a paper asking three questions concerning recovery after stroke:
How quickly and how much do people recover?
Can we predict the extent of recovery?
What is a good (simple, cheap) way of measuring recovery?
Surprisingly, the answers remain valid, and the issues raised in the …