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Physiotherapist's Perspective on the Factors Influencing the Progression of Stroke Rehabilitation

Author Affiliations

  • 1Stroke Rehabilitation Unit, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), Dhaka, BANGLADESH
  • 2 Department of Natural Science, Daffodil International University, Dhaka BANGLADESH

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 1, Issue (7), Pages 8-16, August,28 (2013)


In this study all the participants felt that timing of referral of stroke patients for physiotherapy was sometimes appropriate. They were believed that factors related to physiotherapist had vital role in the progression of stroke patients. Among them physiotherapists motivational power and clinical competence were considered to have largest influence on the progression of stroke rehabilitation Among patients related factors cognitive problem had largest influence on stroke rehabilitation. There were some less influencing factors that were education of patient and career, patient’s home environment. Clinical environment, clinical resources were considered to have moderate influence on stroke rehabilitation. The participants were recommended that there were some other factors which can influence positively the progression of stroke rehabilitation.


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