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.
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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 [24].
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.