Falls in Stroke Patients After Hospital Discharge: Prevalence and Risk Factors

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- between 40 and 75 years old
- first onset or recurrent stroke as a result of a single cerebral vascular accident (ischemic or hemorrhage stroke)
- ever received rehabilitation therapies at National Taiwan University Hospital
- being willing to take the clinical assessments
- residents of Taipei City or Taipei County

Exclusion Criteria

- having unstable vital sign, unconsciousness, or having serious cognitive, perception, and language impairment, and being unable to follow the order of the experimenter
- having other neurological diseases(ex. Parkinson’s disease or cerebellar disease etc.), or moderate to severe neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorders, or disorders from systematic diseases those will influence the balance performance other than stroke