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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Evaluation The Quality Of Life In Elderly With Stroke: A Exploratory And Transversal Study [avaliação Da Capacidade Funcional Em Idosos Com Acidente Vascular Encefálico]
Author: Da Cruz K.C.T.
Diogo M.J.D.
Abstract: To evaluate quality of life in elderly with stroke and to investigate the relationship, and the influence of social-demographic variables and health in quality of life of those subjects. Quality of life was evaluated by SF-36 - "The Medical Outcomes Study 36-item shorts-form health survey". Analysis of variance and multivariate analysis of variance were applied to investigate influence of age, caregivers' presence and stroke in the dimensions of SF-36. Functional capacity and overall health presented, respectively, the smallest and the largest means among the domains of SF-36. The variables that influenced the functional capacity were closeness of caregiver, hemiparesis and no access to health services. Social-demographic variables and current sequels of stroke influenced quality of life of the elderly stroke survivors, and the functional capacity was the most committed dimension of SF-36. Recovery actions and rehabilitation addressed the elderly' peculiarities can benefit that population. Actions aming at recovery and rehabilitation addressing those elderly and their peculiarities can benefit this population.
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Date Issue: 2008
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