Abbreviations: ADL = activity of daily living, AOU = amount of use, ARAT = Action Research Arm Test, BAT = bilateral arm training, BBT = Box and Block Test, CIT = constraint-induced therapy, dCIT = distributed CIT, FMA = Fugl-Meyer Assessment, MAL = Motor Activity Log, NHPT = Nine-Hole Peg Test, SIS = Stroke Impact Scale
, SRM = standardized response mean, UL = upper limb, WMFT = Wolf Motor Function Test.
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.
The Stroke Impact Scale
(SIS) examined participant-rated outcomes related to QOL .
Stroke survivors were assessed for functional ability, quality of life, and depression using three assessment tools: the Stroke Impact Scale
, World Health Organization Quality of Life-BREF scale, and Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale.