EBRSR: An Introduction
Welcome to the 15th edition of the EBRSR. The EBRSR continues to expand as the stroke rehabilitation literature continues to grow at a seemingly exponential rate. The EBRSR website continues to do well with visits from 139 countries over the past two years. The EBRSR now has includes in-depth reviews of well over 2000 studies including 1,316 randomized controlled trials. Educational Modules continue to be revised and expanded on an ongoing basis. Parts of the EBRSR have been translated into Japanese on its own, separate website and articles based on the EBRSR have been published in Spanish.
We are grateful to the Canadian Stroke Network (CSN), a Canadian federal centre of excellence, for providing the funding for the EBRSR. Special thanks to Dr. Tony Hakim, Katie Lafferty, and Nicol Korner-Bitensky at the CSN.
Many readers have e-mailed us with their comments and we encourage you do so as well. We also encourage you to e-mail us if you have any concerns regarding our analyses. This helps us to ensure our data and conclusions are the best possible.
Robert Teasell MD FRCPC
Executive Summary & Foreword