How to Identify Fatigue in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

This study will translate an English case definition of poststroke fatigue and validate it against the Multidimensional Fatigue Questionnaire-20 and the Fatigue Severity Scale



Trial Population

stroke patients with a new stroke within 120 days


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Mean MFI-20 score for case positive patients at inclusion in the trial
Primary Mean FSS-7 score for case positive patients At inclusion in the trial
Secondary inter rater variability of the case definition within a week
Secondary Optimal cut off score for case positiveness on MFI-20 and FSS at inclusion in the trial (which is the time the values used are measured)