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101. Cost-effectiveness of screening for deep vein thrombosis by ultrasound at admission to stroke rehabilitation

summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study examined two strategies for the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients surviving ischaemic stroke. The first strategy was to screen all patients with acute ischaemic stroke for DVT, using Doppler ultrasound (US), on admission to stroke rehabilitation. The second strategy was clinical surveillance for signs (...) , suggested DVT. Type of intervention Screening. Economic study type Cost-utility analysis. Study population The study population comprised a hypothetical cohort of patients admitted to a stroke rehabilitation unit after an acute ischaemic stroke. Setting The setting was an inpatient stroke rehabilitation unit. The economic study was carried out in the USA. Dates to which data relate The clinical data were derived from studies published between 1973 and 2004. Some costs and resource use data were obtained

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

102. Randomized controlled trial of an early discharge rehabilitation service: the Belfast community stroke trial

Randomized controlled trial of an early discharge rehabilitation service: the Belfast community stroke trial Randomized controlled trial of an early discharge rehabilitation service: the Belfast community stroke trial Randomized controlled trial of an early discharge rehabilitation service: the Belfast community stroke trial Donnelly M, Power M, Russell M, Fullerton K Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each (...) abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Home-based rehabilitation and community care was compared to hospital-based rehabilitation (HBR) care for stroke patients. The community-based multidisciplinary stroke team (CST) service consisted of a team comprising 0.33 coordinator, 1 occupational therapist, 1.5 physiotherapists, 1 speech and language

2004 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

103. Stroke rehabilitation services: systematic reviews of the clinical and economic evidence.

Stroke rehabilitation services: systematic reviews of the clinical and economic evidence. Stroke rehabilitation services: systematic reviews of the clinical and economic evidence. Stroke rehabilitation services: systematic reviews of the clinical and economic evidence. Noorani HZ, Brady B, McGahan L, Teasell R, Skidmore B, Doherty TJ Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment (...) has been made for the HTA database. Citation Noorani HZ, Brady B, McGahan L, Teasell R, Skidmore B, Doherty TJ. Stroke rehabilitation services: systematic reviews of the clinical and economic evidence. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA). Technology Report No. 35. 2003 Authors' objectives This report aims to examine the clinical and cost effectiveness of four stroke rehabilitation interventions: - stroke unit care (specialized interdisciplinary teams

2003 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

104. The efficacy of stroke rehabilitation: a qualitative review

The efficacy of stroke rehabilitation: a qualitative review The efficacy of stroke rehabilitation: a qualitative review The efficacy of stroke rehabilitation: a qualitative review Foley N C, Teasell R W, Bhogal S K, Doherty T, Speechley M R CRD summary This review assessed the effect of in-patient stroke rehabilitation compared with conventional care. The authors concluded that mortality and discharge outcome were not improved by stroke rehabilitation, yet functional outcomes improved (...) and hospital length of stay was reduced. The method used to combine the studies was questionable given the degree of variability among the studies. The authors' conclusions must be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of specialised in-patient stroke rehabilitation compared with conventional care. Searching MEDLINE (from 1970 to 2002), and EMBASE, MANTIS, Pascal and SciSearch (from 1995 to 2002) were search; the search terms were listed. The bibliographies of selected

2003 DARE.

105. Cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect following stroke. (Abstract)

Cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect following stroke. Unilateral spatial neglect is a failure to attend to one side of space. Various strategies have been used to treat these problems but evidence of their benefit has been lacking.To determine the effects of cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect following stroke as measured on impairment and disability level assessments, and destination on discharge from hospital. To determine whether any effects persist at follow-up (...) assessment.We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (last searched February 2001), MEDLINE (1966-December 2000), EMBASE (1980-February 2001), CINAHL (1983-January 2001), PSYCLIT and CLINPSYCH (1974-February 2001). We handsearched relevant journals, screened reference lists from relevant articles and tracked citations using SCISEARCH.Controlled trials of cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect in stroke. Studies with mixed patient groups were excluded unless more than 75% of their sample

2002 Cochrane

106. Stroke rehabilitation after hospital discharge: a randomized trial comparing domiciliary and day-hospital care

Stroke rehabilitation after hospital discharge: a randomized trial comparing domiciliary and day-hospital care Stroke rehabilitation after hospital discharge: a randomized trial comparing domiciliary and day-hospital care Stroke rehabilitation after hospital discharge: a randomized trial comparing domiciliary and day-hospital care Roderick P, Low J, Day R, Peasgood T, Mullee M A, Turnbull J C, Villar T, Raftery J Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets (...) the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of a new domiciliary rehabilitation service for elderly stroke patients, compared with geriatric day-hospital care. Type of intervention Rehabilitation. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised patients

2001 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

107. Randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation at home after stroke: one-year follow-up of patient outcome, resource use and cost

Randomized controlled trial of rehabilitation at home after stroke: one-year follow-up of patient outcome, resource use and cost Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2001 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

108. Cognitive rehabilitation for memory deficits following stroke. (Abstract)

Cognitive rehabilitation for memory deficits following stroke. Memory problems occur following stroke. Cognitive rehabilitation programmes are provided to retrain memory function or to teach patients strategies to cope despite memory impairment.To determine the effects of cognitive rehabilitation for memory problems following stroke.We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register, Medline, EMBASE, CINHAL and CLIN PSYCH databases and reference lists from relevant articles. Date of most (...) or subjective memory complaints.There is insufficient evidence to support or refute the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation for memory problems after stroke.

2000 Cochrane

109. Cognitive rehabilitation for attention deficits following stroke. (Abstract)

Cognitive rehabilitation for attention deficits following stroke. Attention problems occur following stroke and are treated using computerised activities or paper and pencil tasks.To determine the effects of cognitive rehabilitation for attention deficits following stroke.We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register, Medline, EMBASE, CINHAL and CLIN PSYCH databases and reference lists from relevant articles. Date of most recent searches: December 1998Controlled trials of attention (...) independence and this showed no significant effect of training.There is some indication that training improves alertness and sustained attention but no evidence to support or refute the use of cognitive rehabilitation for attention deficits to improve functional independence following stroke.

2000 Cochrane

110. Home rehabilitation after stroke: reviewing the scientific evidence on effects and costs

Home rehabilitation after stroke: reviewing the scientific evidence on effects and costs Home rehabilitation after stroke: reviewing the scientific evidence on effects and costs Home rehabilitation after stroke: reviewing the scientific evidence on effects and costs Britton M, Andersson A Authors' objectives To assess whether organised rehabilitation at home after a stroke is better or less expensive than more conventional treatment strategies. Searching The following databases were searched (...) from 1966 to December 1999: MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, CINAHL, EconLit, ArbSpriline, ABI/Inform and Sociological Abstracts. The search terms used were 'stroke', 'rehabilitation', 'home care services', 'domiciliary services', 'economics', 'randomized' and 'controlled studies'. Additional published and unpublished studies were located by examining the reference lists of identified papers, overview articles and meeting summaries, and by sending letters to experts. Study selection Study designs

2000 DARE.

111. Economic consequences of early inpatient discharge to community-based rehabilitation for stroke in an inner-London teaching hospital

of hospital discharge three days after myocardial infarction in the era of reperfusion. New England Journal of Medicine 1988;318:1083-8. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Cerebrovascular Disorders /economics /rehabilitation; Community Health Planning /economics /utilization; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Health Care Costs; Hospitals, Teaching /economics; Hospitals, Urban /economics; Humans; Length of Stay /economics; London; Occupational Therapy /economics /utilization; Patient (...) Economic consequences of early inpatient discharge to community-based rehabilitation for stroke in an inner-London teaching hospital Economic consequences of early inpatient discharge to community-based rehabilitation for stroke in an inner-London teaching hospital Economic consequences of early inpatient discharge to community-based rehabilitation for stroke in an inner-London teaching hospital Beech R, Rudd A G, Tilling K, Wolfe C D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic

1999 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

112. Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support: a critical appraisal of the literature

Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support: a critical appraisal of the literature Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support: a critical appraisal of the literature Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support: a critical appraisal of the literature Weir R P Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation (...) of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Weir R P. Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support: a critical appraisal of the literature. Christchurch: New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA). NZHTA Report Volume 2 Number 1. 1999 Authors' objectives The primary objectives of this review were: 1. To critically evaluate the effectiveness of early discharge and community support in the management of patients following a stroke. 2

1999 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

113. Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support. A critical appraisal of the literature

Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support. A critical appraisal of the literature Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support. A critical appraisal of the literature Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support. A critical appraisal of the literature Weir R P Authors' objectives The review included two objectives: firstly, to critically evaluate the effectiveness of early discharge (...) . The author also states that further research assessing domiciliary occupational therapy, in a RCT with observer blinded to the patient's group, is required as well as more studies investigating the effect of community support programmes in reducing caregiver anxiety. Funding Health Funding Authority; Ministry of Health. Bibliographic details Weir R P. Rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disorder (stroke): early discharge and support. A critical appraisal of the literature. Christchurch, New Zealand: New

1999 DARE.

114. Factors affecting functional outcome after stroke: a critical review of rehabilitation interventions

Factors affecting functional outcome after stroke: a critical review of rehabilitation interventions Factors affecting functional outcome after stroke: a critical review of rehabilitation interventions Factors affecting functional outcome after stroke: a critical review of rehabilitation interventions Cifu D X, Stewart D G Authors' objectives To examine the associations between rehabilitation interventions and functional outcome after stroke. Searching MEDLINE (1966 to 1998) was searched using (...) the keywords "stroke" and "functional outcome". A manual search of all references cited in the articles listed in MEDLINE, and a manual search of the journals Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Age and Ageing, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Annals of Neurology, Archives of Neurology, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Neurology, Neurology, New England Journal of Medicine, Patient Care, and Stroke from 1950 to 1965

1999 DARE.

115. Dynamic posturography in the rehabilitation of stroke, brain injured and amputee patients

Dynamic posturography in the rehabilitation of stroke, brain injured and amputee patients Dynamic posturography in the rehabilitation of stroke, brain injured and amputee patients Dynamic posturography in the rehabilitation of stroke, brain injured and amputee patients Harstall C Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Harstall C (...) . Dynamic posturography in the rehabilitation of stroke, brain injured and amputee patients. Edmonton: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). AHFMR Report - HTA 7. 1998 Authors' objectives Determination of the efficacy and/or effectiveness of CDP in providing quantitative information which may assist rehabilitation therapists in the assessment and treatment of patients with balance and postural control deficits associated with stroke, brain injury or amputation. The intent is to use

1998 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

116. Effects of day-hospital rehabilitation in stroke patients: a review of randomized clinical trials

of DHR, which would then enable a clear distinction between DHR and other forms of rehabilitation. Bibliographic details Dekker R, Drost E A, Groothoff J W, Arendzen J H, van Gijn J C, Eisma W H. Effects of day-hospital rehabilitation in stroke patients: a review of randomized clinical trials. Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 1998; 30(2): 87-94 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Aged; Ambulatory Care Facilities; Cerebrovascular Disorders /rehabilitation (...) Effects of day-hospital rehabilitation in stroke patients: a review of randomized clinical trials Effects of day-hospital rehabilitation in stroke patients: a review of randomized clinical trials Effects of day-hospital rehabilitation in stroke patients: a review of randomized clinical trials Dekker R, Drost E A, Groothoff J W, Arendzen J H, van Gijn J C, Eisma W H Authors' objectives To assess the effects of day-hospital rehabilitation (DHR) in stroke patients. Searching MEDLINE was searched

1998 DARE.

117. Effects of intensity of rehabilitation after stroke: a research synthesis

rehabilitation outcome in terms of disabilities and impairments; and to quantify patterns by calculating summary effect sizes. Searching MEDLINE was searched from 1966 to 1995 using the following keywords: 'stroke', 'cerebrovascular disorder's, 'dose-response relationship', 'effectiveness', 'cost-effectiveness', 'rehabilitation therapy', 'physical therapy', 'physiotherapy', 'occupational therapy', and 'exercise therapy'. Reference lists and conference abstracts were also examined. The investigators (...) , Wagenaar R C, Koelman T W, Lankhorst G J, Koetsier J C. Effects of intensity of rehabilitation after stroke: a research synthesis. Stroke 1997; 28(8): 1550-1556 PubMedID Original Paper URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Activities of Daily Living; Cerebrovascular Disorders /physiopathology /rehabilitation; Humans; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy Modalities; Rehabilitation /methods; Time Factors AccessionNumber 11997001047 Date bibliographic record published 31/07/1999 Date

1997 DARE.

118. Outcomes and costs after hip fracture and stroke: a comparison of rehabilitation settings

Outcomes and costs after hip fracture and stroke: a comparison of rehabilitation settings Outcomes and costs after hip fracture and stroke: a comparison of rehabilitation settings Outcomes and costs after hip fracture and stroke: a comparison of rehabilitation settings Kramer A M, Steiner J F, Schlenker R E, Eilertsen T B, Hrincevich C A, Tropea D A, Ahmad L A, Eckhoff D G Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each (...) abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Rehabilitation for elderly patients after hip fracture and stroke, either in rehabilitation hospitals, or in subacute nursing homes or in traditional nursing homes. Type of intervention Rehabilitation. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Elderly patients with hip fracture

1997 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

119. Acupuncture as an adjuvant therapy in stroke rehabilitation?

, either acute, subacute, cerebral infarction, or undefined stroke patients. Outcomes assessed in the review The 'clinical effect' of acupuncture was assessed. The actual outcomes measured appear to vary from study to study, although limited details were provided. Those outcome measures that were documented in the review included measures of motor and cognitive function, such as the Barthel Index and posture control. How were decisions on the relevance of primary studies made? The authors do not state (...) Acupuncture as an adjuvant therapy in stroke rehabilitation? Acupuncture as an adjuvant therapy in stroke rehabilitation? Acupuncture as an adjuvant therapy in stroke rehabilitation? Ernst E, White A R Authors' objectives To summarise the current data on the role of acupuncture in stroke patients. Searching MEDLINE was searched from 1969 to 1995, and CISCOM for December 1995. No search terms were provided. The bibliographies of the retrieved papers were searched for additional trials

1996 DARE.

120. Acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke: a comparison

Acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke: a comparison Acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke: a comparison Acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke: a comparison Keith R A, Wilson D B, Gutierrez P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study (...) and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The comparative merits of acute and subacute rehabilitation for stroke. Type of intervention Rehabilitation. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Patients with left or right hemiplegia, discharged from the acute and subacute facilities and who had admission and discharge Functional Impairment Measures (FIM) ratings. Setting Hospital and skilled nursing unit. The economic study was carried out in the USA. Dates to which data relate

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.