Sensitivity to Change of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale in Patients With Stroke

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability, construct validity, and sensitivity to change of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS) in individuals affected by stroke.

Detailed Description

The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability, construct validity, and sensitivity to change of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS) in individuals affected by stroke. Patients were measured with the LEFS at the beginning and end of physical therapy treatment, or at 8 weeks of physical therapy treatment.

Conditions

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Only
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample

Trial Population

Medically stable patients receiving inpatient or outpatient physical therapy care for lower extremity dysfunction due to stroke.

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary LEFS 36 days average (range 4-76 days) No

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