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Functional outcomes of lower limb of stroke patients after receiving physiotherapy

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dc.contributor.author Rehana, Zenat
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-18T09:14:07Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-18T09:14:07Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/73
dc.description Dissertation (Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy) Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: The purpose of the study was to find out the functional outcome of lower limb of stroke patient after receiving physiotherapy at neurology outpatient unit of CRP. Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the functional outcomes lower limb of stroke patients after receiving at least 20 session physiotherapy. Methodology: Cross sectional study design was selected for this study. A prospective survey method has been done to accomplish the research purpose. Fifty samples were selected as convenience sampling from Physiotherapy Neurology outpatient unit of CRP. A standard questionnaire was used to collect data and outcome was measured by Functional Independent Measurement (FIM) scale. Data was analyzed by SPSS software version 16.0. And data was analyzed through descriptive statistics by using table, pie chart and bar chart. Results: Among 50 participants the mean age was 53.38 in where male 80% (n=40) and female 20% (n=10). Here male were predominantly higher than female. 42% (n=21) participants were LSH, 56% (n=23) were RSH and 2% (n=1) were BH, 70% (n=35) were ischemic and 30% (n=15) were hemorrhagic stroke. Significant improvements were observed from FIM rating scale. In static standing 32%, in dynamic standing 22%, in gait 26% and in stairing 14% participants were became complete independent after receiving physiotherapy. Conclusion: The results of this study provided more insight into the functional outcome of stroke patients. This information would assist the professional to justify the physiotherapy practice. More research is needed to evaluate the rehabilitation program for these patients. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Stroke en_US
dc.subject Cerebrovascular disorders en_US
dc.subject Lower limb of stroke en_US
dc.title Functional outcomes of lower limb of stroke patients after receiving physiotherapy en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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