Functional Rehabilitation of Upper Limb Apraxia in Patients Poststroke

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Update History

13 May '16
A location was updated in Granada.
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The overall status was removed for University of Granada and University hospital "San Cecilio".
23 Oct '15
The description was updated.
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Apraxia is a neurological disorder characterized by a loss of ability to execute and carry out skilled movements and gestures despite intact motor and sensory systems, coordination and comprehension. Upper limb apraxia comprises a wide spectrum of higher motor disorders caused by acquired brain disease, affecting the performance of skilled movements carried out by the upper limbs. Few data are available on the effectiveness of interventions in this disorder and no exists studies that implement a mixed intervention (rehabilitative and compensatory ) of Occupational Therapy in these patients at home.
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Apraxia is a neurological disorder characterized by a loss of ability to execute and carry out skilled movements and gestures despite intact motor and sensory systems, coordination and comprehension. Upper limb apraxia comprises a wide spectrum of higher motor disorders caused by acquired brain disease, affecting the performance of skilled movements carried out by the upper limbs. Few data are available on the effectiveness of interventions in this disorder and no exists studies that implement a mixed intervention (rehabilitative and compensatory ) of Occupational Therapy in these patients at home.