Assessing functional outcomes in survivors of first-time stroke

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About The Study: In this cohort study of 4,443 patients with strokes, early recovery curve, time to plateau, and long-term decline pattern differed by functional domain, age, initial stroke severity, and stroke type. Clinical and functional factors, including age, sex, and stroke type, were associated with activities of daily living performance at 60 months.

Authors: Yun-Hee Kim, M.D., Ph.D., of the Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in Seoul, Republic of Korea, is the corresponding author.

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