Aiding recovery in the early days after stroke

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, January 2006, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2006.8.1.20244

How to help recovery post-stroke.

What is it about?

Methods care staff can use to help prevent secondary physical complications that may occur in residents who have had a stroke are outlined.

Why is it important?

The way a stroke patient is physically handled and positioned can increase spasticity and the development of abnormal movement patterns.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Many stroke patients have mobility problems that can be reduced if they are positioned and handled correctly.

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