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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.|
|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.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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