Current Practices of Upper Limb Rehabilitation After Stroke

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

A survey was conducted among physiotherapists and occupational therapists working with stroke patients. The survey consisted out of 30 questions enquiring personal information and upper limb specific topics divided in 3 sections: (1) Passive mobilization, (2) Active exercises and (3) Immobilization. The survey took approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
The survey for stroke survivors was divided in seven sections: (1) Personal information (2) Motor recovery of the upper limb and expectations on upper limb recovery; (3) Comfort, pain and quality of life (QoL); (4) Immobilization ; (5) Physiotherapy; (6) Occupational therapy; (7) Nursing (only for patients less than 6 months after stroke). The length to complete the survey was also organized to be achieved in 20 to 30 minutes.

Conditions

Interventions

  • Survey therapists Other
    Intervention Desc: A survey was conducted among therapists on upper limb treatment after stroke.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Therapists
    Description: Physiotherapists/occupational therapists experienced in working with stroke patients.
  • Survey patients Other
    Intervention Desc: A survey was conducted among stroke survivors on upper limb treatment after stroke.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Subacute stroke patients
    Description: Stroke patients less than 6 months after their stroke suffering from upper limb paresis.
    ARM 2: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Chronic stroke patients
    Description: Stroke patients more than 6 months after their stroke suffering from upper limb paresis.

Trial Population

Physiotherapists and occupational therapists Stroke survivors with upper limb impairment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary A questionnaire assessing the current practices of upper limb rehabilitation after stroke Dec 2016 - March 2017
Primary A questionnaire assessing the stroke survivors view on upper limb rehabilitation Dec 2016 - March 2017

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