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The Elements of Stroke Rehabilitation

Chapter 6
The Elements of Stroke Rehabilitation
The primary goals of stroke rehabilitation are to encourage and foster functional improvement and neurological recovery. Organised stroke care, processes of care, early timing of rehabilitation and high intensity of rehabilitation therapies are important factors which have been identified as promoting better overall outcomes for individuals with stroke. This chapter examines the evidence for those elements which have been proven to be important in the effectiveness of stroke rehabilitation.
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