Recovery-promoting drugs & rehab: do they work better together post stroke?
Recovery-promoting drugs & rehab: do they work better together post stroke?
Document number : 194701
Created by: Nerida Firth, 2016-05-03
Last revised by: Nerida Firth, 2019-02-25
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

Several drugs have been found to increase the amount of physical recovery achieved by a stroke survivor when combined with rehabilitation. We reviewed the published literature to investigate which drugs have the best evidence of efficacy and safety to promote motor recovery after stroke.

Supervisor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg
Michelle Bellingan
Pharmacist, James Cook University, College of Medicine and Dentistry, Pharmacy
Ruth Barker
Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy
Robin Ray
Assoc Dean Research Education, Townsville, Douglas Campus

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Healthcare Sciences - Rehabilitation Research Unit workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27 [2016 - ]
Interprofessional research unit focusing on rehabilitation in the tropics.
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Pharmacy workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Safety and efficacy of recovery-promoting drugs on motor function after stroke: Systematic review of Randomised Controlled Trials.

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2016-05-03

4. Outcome

Date completed

2018-12-31

Recovery-promoting drugs & rehab: do they work better together post stroke?, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/194701