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Journal of the Korean Medical Association 2002;45(12):1440-1449.
Published online August 9, 2016.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5124/jkma.2002.45.12.1440   
Stroke Rehabilitation
Tai Ryoon Han
Stroke is the leading cause of brain damage and resultant disability. Rehabilitation help to restore lost abilities, improve quality of life, and decrease the long-term economic cost from stroke. Realistic goal setting, the active participation of both the patient and family, and the use of an interdisciplinary team approach are important for stroke rehabilitation. This article discusses not only te recovery patterns of various disabilities caused by stroke but also rehabilitation issues in stroke patients, including motor impairment, activity of daily living, cognition and perception, dysphagia and aspiration, spasticity, shoulder pain, problems of bladder and bowel, falls and deep venous thrombosis.
Key Words: Stroke, Rehabilitation, Disability


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