Heather Peters, MOT, OTR/L, Susan E. White, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, Stephen J. Page, PhD, OTR/L, FAHA, FACRM; The NIH Stroke Scale Lacks Validity in Chronic Hemiparetic Stroke. Am J Occup Ther 2016;70(4_Supplement_1):7011500008p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP304B.
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Date Presented 4/9/2016
The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) is an acutely based measure purported to be associated with long-term outcomes and is increasingly being used in chronic trials. The study objective was to determine the concurrent validity of the NIHSS with the Stroke Impact Scale, a previously validated measure in chronic stroke.
Primary Author and Speaker: Heather Peters
Contributing Authors: Susan E. White and Stephen J. Page
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