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.
- 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.
Physiotherapists and occupational therapists Stroke survivors with upper limb impairment
|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|
- University Ghent Lead