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Author: Katherine Salter PhD (cand.)

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Evidence Review
To enhance the meaningfulness the SREBR, the present review provides information about assessment tools commonly used in stroke rehabilitation research and practice including summary reviews of 38 assessment tools used in the evaluation of Body Structure (14 tools), Activity (15 tools) and Participation (9 tools) outcomes.
Evidence Review
The present review examines aspects around the return to life in the community following stroke.
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Depression is a well-documented sequela of stroke that may have a negative impact on functional recovery, cognition and social activity. Interventions to prevent and treat post-stroke depression and various other mood disorders are reviewed.
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A comprehensive review of aphasia and apraxia post stroke that includes both therapy-based and drug-based interventions.
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Unilateral spatial neglect (USN) affects a significant number of individuals with stroke. The present review focuses on interventions to improve USN either by increasing patient's awareness of or attention to the neglected space or remediating deficits of position sense or body orientation.
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This review provides information regarding the importance and impact of cognitive impairment and delirium post stroke. Treatment interventions are reviewed and levels of evidence assigned.
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Secondary prevention should be regarded as an integral part of stroke rehabilitation. The present review provides information regarding management of modifiable risk factors, treatment of atherosclerosis and cardiac abnormalities such as atrial fibrillation and reperfusion techniques.
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