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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/157478
Type:
Presentation
Title:
LIFE EXPERIENCE AFTER STROKE AMONG IRANIAN STROKE SURVIVORS
Abstract:
LIFE EXPERIENCE AFTER STROKE AMONG IRANIAN STROKE SURVIVORS
Conference Sponsor:Western Institute of Nursing
Conference Year:2010
Author:Dalvandi, Asghar, PhD Candidate
P.I. Institution Name:FACULTY MEMBER
Contact Address:KOODAKYAR STREET, DANESHJOO BOLV., Tehran, Iran
Co-Authors:Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Sirkka Liisa Ekman; Kristiina Heikkila
OBJECTIVE:
Stroke survivors develop their own strategies to combat disabilities, developing strategies to maintain or re-establish a sense of continuity after the disruptive life event that stroke represents, using strategies to foster hope during the process of adjusting to life after stroke and drawing on spiritual practices. The aim of this study is to identify the used and recommended strategies of life after stroke among Iranian people.
METHODS:
A grounded theory approach was recruited using semi-structured interviews with 10 stroke survivors, 12 family caregivers and 6 formal care givers.
RESULTS:
Based on study participants five main concepts emerged as used and recommended strategies including, improving functional performance, relearning life skills and educational support, accessing to rehabilitative services, socio-economical support and well-suited coping strategy.
CONCLUSIONS:
According to the study findings, the provisions care facilities for stroke survivors in their homes, accessing to appropriate rehabilitation services in community, increasing social insurance coverage, social support system and accepting reality are the appropriate strategies for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Western Institute of Nursing

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleLIFE EXPERIENCE AFTER STROKE AMONG IRANIAN STROKE SURVIVORSen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/157478-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">LIFE EXPERIENCE AFTER STROKE AMONG IRANIAN STROKE SURVIVORS</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Western Institute of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2010</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Dalvandi, Asghar, PhD Candidate</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">FACULTY MEMBER</td></tr><tr class="item-address"><td class="label">Contact Address:</td><td class="value">KOODAKYAR STREET, DANESHJOO BOLV., Tehran, Iran</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">DALVANDI@USWR.AC.IR</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Sadat Seyed Bagher Maddah; Hamid Reza Khankeh; Sirkka Liisa Ekman; Kristiina Heikkila</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">OBJECTIVE: <br/>Stroke survivors develop their own strategies to combat disabilities, developing strategies to maintain or re-establish a sense of continuity after the disruptive life event that stroke represents, using strategies to foster hope during the process of adjusting to life after stroke and drawing on spiritual practices. The aim of this study is to identify the used and recommended strategies of life after stroke among Iranian people. <br/>METHODS: <br/>A grounded theory approach was recruited using semi-structured interviews with 10 stroke survivors, 12 family caregivers and 6 formal care givers. <br/>RESULTS: <br/>Based on study participants five main concepts emerged as used and recommended strategies including, improving functional performance, relearning life skills and educational support, accessing to rehabilitative services, socio-economical support and well-suited coping strategy. <br/>CONCLUSIONS: <br/>According to the study findings, the provisions care facilities for stroke survivors in their homes, accessing to appropriate rehabilitation services in community, increasing social insurance coverage, social support system and accepting reality are the appropriate strategies for stroke survivors and their caregivers.<br/></td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T19:54:31Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T19:54:31Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipWestern Institute of Nursingen_GB
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