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This study evaluates the effects of robot-assisted therapy for adults more than 6 months after stroke on upper limb functioning. Half of the participants will receive robot-assisted therapy for the arm affected by stroke, and the other half will receive robot-assisted therapy plus training in how to use the weaker arm during every day activities.
This project compares two models of the Serious Illness Care Program (SICP) in primary care: clinician-focused SICP and team-based SICP. Discussion and planning for serious illness care can help patients identify what is most important to them and assure they receive care that best matches their goals and values, such as spending more time at home or not being in pain.
Open-label clinical study where all new patients presenting with cerebrovascular accidents and consenting to treatment are given intravenously a new combination of medications. Patients are evaluated neurologically with NIHSS scores before treatment administration and at 1 month after the first treatment. Further evaluations at 6 months after treatment by NIHSS and Barthel scores are ongoing
A multi-site, interventional, non-comparative, single-arm trial to evaluate the safety of the ReWalk ReStore device in subjects with hemiplegia/hemiparesis due to ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke.
Stroke survivors and their family caregivers often experience stress, anxiety, and depression. The psychological wellbeing of stroke survivors and family caregivers is thought to be interconnected and can have an important role to play in rehabilitation outcomes. Mindfulness meditation can help improve psychological wellbeing, but it often involves people attending groups by themselves and engagement can be poor. One solution is for stroke survivors and family caregivers to learn mindfulness meditation together online. This study aims to explore the feasibility, appropriateness, meaningfulness, and effectiveness of mindfulness meditation delivered online for stroke survivor and family caregiver partnerships.
Following a stroke , 55% of the patients do not recover any traction of the upper limb and 30% a residual motricity not allowing a functional grip. For this last group of patients, there are major therapeutic issues to restore a functional grip. The aim of the study is to relieved the spastic cocontractions before and after usual injection of botulinum toxin A at stroke patient.
The FLOW trial is a randomized placebo-controlled trial analyzing the effect of coupling an anti-depressant, fluoxetine (Prozac), and exercise to improve motor recovery following a stroke.
This will be a double blinded randomized clinical trial carried out at Zale-Lipshy and Parkland Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities. Acute stroke patients with insomnia, identified by the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI), and who choose to participate in this study will be randomized to CES or sham CES. Patients who do not feel they are getting adequate sleep but want to continue in the study will be given the option to receive the standard of care medication as a rescue starting on the 3rd night. Patients will receive treatment with a Fisher-Wallace CES device or Sham CES. Treatment with CES will be for 20 minutes twice a day, and the treatment period will be for 7 days. Patients will be allowed to increase the intensity of the device from the suggested starting point of level 2 if they feel no improvement in sleep on night 1. Groups will be monitored with a wrist worn actigraph that records the patient's activity for the duration of the period of study and provides data on sleep latency, time spent asleep, and sleep efficiency. The outcome measures will be total minutes/hours of sleep, sleep efficiency and subjective reports of drowsiness using the Karolinska Sleepiness Scale. Actigraphic data will be collected 24 hours a day for 7 days. The total length of study will be 4-12 months with a target N of 100 consented individuals and 85 participants. Patients will be allowed to exit the study at any time on their own choosing. To minimize loss of subjects, patients will have the option to choose SOC rescue starting on the third night. Patients who choose the SOC rescue will continue to be monitored with an actigraph for data collection purposes. The investigator should discontinue study participation for a given subject or withdraw the subject from study if he/she believes that continuation would be detrimental to the subject's well-being. A subject can decide to withdraw from the study at any time and for any reason.
This project aims to test a new technology that may improve hand function impaired from a stroke, thereby improving independence and quality of life.
This research project addresses a scientifically important question that cannot be answered by other means. The use of peripheral nerve stimulation has the potential to enhance recovery in subacute stroke patients with poor functional recovery. The primary objective of this proposal is to demonstrate that peripheral nerve stimulation combined with intensive motor training has the ability to further improve hand motor function when compared to intensive training alone or nerve stimulation alone. The results from this study have the potential to develop new strategies in neurorehabilitation.