Stroke Impact Scale


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Stroke Impact Scale

An instrument to measure the effect of a stroke on a person's mobility, speech, social activities, manual dexterity, strength, emotions, memory, and daily activities.
See also: scale
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Abbreviations: ABC = Activities-Specific Balance Confidence, ADL/IADL = activities of daily living/instrumental activities of daily living, BBS = Berg Balance Scale, E-LTP = early-LTP, F-M = Fugl-Meyer, HEP = Home Exercise Program, LEAPS = Locomotor Experience Applied Post Stroke, LL = lower limb, L-LTP = late-LTP, LTP = Locomotor Training Program, mRS = modified Rankin Scale, NIHSS = National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, OR = odds ratio, RCT = randomized controlled clinical trial, SIS = Stroke Impact Scale, UL = upper limb.
ARAT = Action Research Arm Test, BBT = Box and Block Test, CI = confidence interval, FMA = Fugl-Meyer Assessment, MAL-AOU = Motor Activity Log-Amount of Use, MAL-QOM = Motor Activity Log-Quality of Movement, NHPT = Nine-Hole Peg Test, SIS = Stroke Impact Scale.
Abbreviations: AITC = Austin Information Technology Center, DSS = Decision Support System, FIM = Functional Independence Measure, GLM = general linear model, MRS = Modified Rankin Scale, NDE = National Data Extracts, SD = standard deviation, SF-36V = 36-item Short Form Health Survey for Veterans, SIS = Stroke Impact Scale, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs, VHA = Veterans Health Administration, VISN = Veterans Integrated Service Network.