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Contractures after Stroke - Incidence and prognostic factors

Project status: 
Archived
Start date: 
01/2009

The aims of this study are to provide the first rigorous investigation into the incidence of contractures in a representative stroke cohort, and to identify prognostic risk factors in predicting three joint contractures (elbow, wrist and ankle) in the stroke population.

Methods

This is a cohort prognostic study carried out in stroke patients admitted to St George Hospital, Kogarah in Sydney.

Status

Recruitment commenced in January 2009.