Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009 , Vol 55 , Num 2
Rehabilitation of an Aged Hemiplegic Patient
Esma Ceceli 1
1 Ankara Eğitim Araştırma Hastanesi Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, Ankara, Türkiye

The incidence of hemiplegia due to cerebrovascular accident is increasing with aging and hemiplegia is the primary cause of long-term disability among the aged population. Comorbid diseases in aged patients have a negative influence on the therapy course. In this review comorbid problems and rehabilitation methods for aged hemiplegic patients were investigated. Turk J Phys Med Rehab 2009; 55 Suppl 2: 90-1

Keywords : Aged, stroke, comorbidity, rehabilitatio