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Equations of Wade et al for Predicting the 6 Month Barthel Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Score in a Patient with a Recent Stroke

Purpose:

To predict the Barthel activities of daily living (ADL) score at 6 months in an acute stroke patient using the equations of Wade et al.

Specialty:

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, physical and lifestyle, quality of life

ICD-10:

I61, I62, I63, I64

Description:

Wade et al developed 2 simple equations for predicting the Barthel Activies of Daily Living (ADL) Score for a patient at 6 months after an acute stroke. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Frenchay Hospital in Bristol, England.

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