To evaluate the effectiveness of dexamphetamine combined with intensive physiotherapy the first week after ischemic stroke in patients with severe motor dysfunction and an impaired level of consciousness.
- Physical therapy Other
Randomized, controlled, single-blind trial.
All patients received dexamphetamine. The first 10 patients received 5-10mg once or twice daily while the other 23 patients received 10mg twice daily. Patients in the control group received standard training 15 minutes per day for 5 days. Patients in the experimental group received 30-45 minutes of physiotherapy twice a day for 5 days.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Motor function differences in patients receiving two different intensities physiotherapy.|
|Secondary||The difference in mobility, balance, sensation, neurological function and activities of daily living.|