When should rehabilitation begin after stroke?

Bernhardt, J., Indredavik, B. and Langhorne, P. (2013) When should rehabilitation begin after stroke? International Journal of Stroke, 8(1), pp. 5-7. (doi:10.1111/ijs.12020)

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Abstract

Early rehabilitation is widely regarded as an important feature of effective stroke care. But what is ‘early’, and what kinds of therapies should, or can, we begin soon after stroke onset? In this commentary, some of the barriers and drivers for early rehabilitation research and practice are explored.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Langhorne, Professor Peter
Authors: Bernhardt, J., Indredavik, B., and Langhorne, P.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Journal Name:International Journal of Stroke
ISSN:1747-4930
Published Online:24 December 2012

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