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Description and validation of a test of motor function and activities in stroke patients. The Sødring Motor Evaluation of Stroke Patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8650505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new method (The Sødring Motor Evaluation of Stroke Patients) has been developed for physiotherapists to evaluate motor function and activities in stroke patients. Its main characteristics are the assessment of motor activity without assisting the patient, and the use of a rating which reflects quantity as well as quality in motor performance. A hospitalised group of stroke patients (n = 93) was assessed three times after the acute event, by means of SMES. The data were analysed regarding construct validity as well as concurrent validity against another assessment method. Factor analyses showed a reasonably stable three-factor pattern ("arm", "gross motor function", and "leg") which explained 84, 89 and 90%, respectively, of the variance at the three study points, with Factor 1 ("arm") as the dominant factor. The ordinality of the rating scale was assessed by means of linear regression analysis and found to be acceptable. The correlation coefficients were high between comparable parts of the new and the reference methods.
Authors:
K M Sødring; E Bautz-Holter; A E Ljunggren; T B Wyller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0036-5505     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Rehabil Med     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-25     Completed Date:  1996-07-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0212503     Medline TA:  Scand J Rehabil Med     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cerebrovascular Disorders / physiopathology,  rehabilitation*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Motor Skills*
Reproducibility of Results

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