To test the hypothesis that a higher proportion of patients will be independent after receiving stroke rehabilitation in a stroke unit compared to a medical unit.
- Stroke Units Behavioral
Randomized, controlled trial of 307 patients.
Patients were randomized to receive care in a stroke unit or medical unit.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Independence assessed by purpose-built activates of daily living unit at discharge or 16 weeks after admission.|