An economic analysis of robot-assisted therapy for long-term upper-limb impairment after stroke Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Movement Disorders
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Quality of Life
  • Robotics
  • Stroke
  • Upper Extremity

abstract

  • The added cost of delivering robot or intensive comparison therapy was recuperated by lower healthcare use costs compared with those in the usual care group. However, uncertainty remains about the cost-effectiveness of robotic-assisted rehabilitation compared with traditional rehabilitation. Clinical Trial Registration- URL: http://clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT00372411.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4445835

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.606442

PubMed ID

  • 21757677

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2630

end page

  • 2

volume

  • 42

number

  • 9