Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Zeinab Hussain Ali

Zeinab Hussain Ali
Adult Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Helwan,

  • Research Article
    Effect of Nursing Care Strategy on the Functional and Physical Abilities of Patients Following Stroke
    Author(s): Zeinab Hussain AliZeinab Hussain Ali

    Stroke is an increasing problem with advancing age which may result in many physical disabilities affecting daily activities. The nurse can help stroke patients with best utilization of their remaining physical and functional abilities. This study aim was to assess the effect of application of nursing care strategies on the functional and physical abilities of patients following stroke. The study was carried out at Elnasr Insurance Hospital, in Helwan City, Egypt using a controlled quasi-experimental design. It involved 60 stroke patients equally divided into an intervention group and a control receiving the routine hospital care. The researchers developed and implemented an individualized plan of care for each patient in the intervention group based on assessment, priorities, goals, and expected outcomes. The Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale (SS-QOL) was used to assess th.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9562.S8-006

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