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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1995;19(1):8.
Motor Recovery after Stroke
Chang Hwan Kim, M.D., , Sei Joo Kim, M.D.,
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University
뇌졸중후 운동기능 회복에 대한 연구
김창환, 김세주
고려대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실

The understanding of the course of revovery after stroke and the factors affecting outcomes are important in planning and evaluation of stroke rehabilitation. The prognostic indicators derived from clinical features of the patients have been used to predict survival, discharge position, length of hospital stay, and functional and neurological state, Many researches have done to identify the predicting factors related to functional revovery.

The time course of motor recovery was studied in 75 stroke patients who had been treated at the department of rehabilitation, In sequence, rolling was achieved in 3.9 week, sitting in 4.1 weeks, standing in 5.4 weeks, and walking in 8.7 weeks after stroke. Rolling was achieved in 96.0%, sitting in 89.3%, standing in 78.7%, and walking in 77.3% of the patients with stroke, Patients who recovered shoulder abduction was 77.3%, hand to mouth 61.3%, and hand grasp and release 50.7%, The factors influencing stroke outcome negatively were previous stroke, incontinence, speech dysfunction. sensory dysfunction, and cardiac disease.

Key Words: Stroke, Motor recovery


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