VISTA-Rehab: a resource for stroke rehabilitation trials

Myzoon Ali, Ann Ashburn, Audrey Bowen, Eric Brodie, Susan Corr, Avril Drummond, Judi Edmans, John Gladman, Lalit Kalra, Peter Langhorne, Kennedy R. Lees, Nadina Lincoln, Pip Logan, Gillian Mead, Emma Patchick, Alex Pollock, Val Pomeroy, Catherine Sackley, Katherina S. Sunnerhagen, Paulette van VlietMarion Walker, Marian Brady, VISTA-Rehab

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Abstract

Stroke rehabilitation is a complex intervention. Many factors influence the interaction between the patient and the elements of the intervention. Rehabilitation interventions are aimed at altering different domains of patient outcome including body functions, activity and participation. As a consequence, randomised clinical trials in this area are difficult to design. We developed an archive of stroke rehabilitation trials (VISTA-Rehab) to act as a resource to help trialists model and design future rehabilitation studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-452
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Volume5
Issue number6
Early online date3 Nov 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010

Keywords

  • stroke rehabilitation
  • trial design

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