Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007 , Vol 53 , Num 1

General Rehabilitation Principles, Quality of Life and Outcome Assessment in Patients with Stroke

Sibel Eyigör 1
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Stroke has a major health problem affecting all aspects of an individual’s life. Its long-term consequences resulting in neurological impairment and functional disability have a substantial impact on quality of life. In this systematic literature general principles of rehabilitation, quality of life and last situation in post-stroke assessment are reviewed according to the recent studies in patients with stroke.

Keywords : Quality of life, stroke, rehabilitation, management guideline