Table 2

Outcome domains and assessment instruments and moments

Domain

Assessment instrument

Abbr.

T0

T1

T2

T3

T4


Medical information

- Brain lesion

X

- Type of stroke

X

- Co-morbidity

X

Basic level of functioning

- Barthel score

BI

X

X

X

- Frenchay Activity Index

FAI

X*

X

X

X

Cognitive functioning

- Cognitive Log

Cog-log

X

- Vividness of Movement Imagery Q.

VMIQ

X

- Credibility/Expectancy Q.

CEQ

X

UEF level of impairment

- Brunnstrom-Fugl-Meyer test

FM

X

X

X

X

- Strength: part of WMFT

WMFT str

X

X

X

X

- Spasticity: Tardieu scale

MTS

X

X

X

X

UEF level of activity

- Wolf Motor Function Test

WMFT

X

X

X

X

- Frenchay Arm Test

FAT

X

X

X

X

- Accelerometry

ACC

X

X

X

X

UEF level of participation

- Impact on Participation and Autonomy questionnaire

IPA

X

- Stroke-Specific Quality of Life

SS-Qol

X

- EuroQol

EO-6D

X

X

X

Cost

- Cost questionnaire

CQ

X

X

X

X

X

Process evaluation

- Diary

X


T0 = baseline

UEF = upper extremity functioning

T1 = 10 weeks after T0

T2 = 6 months after T0

T3 = 9 months after T0

T4 = 12 months after T0

* The FAI on T0 retrospectively assesses the pre-morbid activity level

Verbunt et al. BMC Neurology 2008 8:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-8-7

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