Table 1

Factors associated with stroke outcome disability and discharge destination in the literature


Factors associated with outcome

    ADL scores


- Initial FIM, age [8,9]


- Initial BI [14]

- Initial NIHSS, age, premorbid disability, DM, infarct volume [15]

- Trunk Impairment Scale, static sitting balance [16]

    Discharge destination

- Age, incontinence [18]

- initial FIM, age [17]

- premorbid social support, FIM bowel, age, CMSA leg, type of premorbid accommodation [19]

- initial MMSE, premorbid living with relatives [8]

- discharge BI, LOS, age [20]

- Initial FIM, age, male gender [4]

- swallowing disorder [21]

FIM functional independence measure, BI barthel index, NIHSS

national institute of health stroke scale, DM diabetes mellitus,

CMSA Chedoke-McMaster stroke assessment, LOS length of stay

Spruit-van Eijk et al. BMC Geriatrics 2010 10:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-10-15

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