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Assistive technologies after stroke: self-management or fending for yourself? A focus group study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, August 2013
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Title
Assistive technologies after stroke: self-management or fending for yourself? A focus group study
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, August 2013
DOI 10.1186/1472-6963-13-334
Pubmed ID
Authors

Sara Demain, Jane Burridge, Caroline Ellis-Hill, Ann-Marie Hughes, Lucy Yardley, Lisa Tedesco-Triccas, Ian Swain

Abstract

Assistive Technologies, defined as "electrical or mechanical devices designed to help people recover movement" have demonstrated clinical benefits in upper-limb stroke rehabilitation. Stroke services are becoming community-based and more reliant on self-management approaches. Assistive technologies could become important tools within self-management, however, in practice, few people currently use assistive technologies. This study investigated patients', family caregivers and health professionals' experiences and perceptions of stroke upper-limb rehabilitation and assistive technology use and identified the barriers and facilitators to their use in supporting stroke self-management.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 2%
United States 2 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Unknown 229 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 41 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 37 15%
Student > Bachelor 35 15%
Researcher 24 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 6%
Other 41 17%
Unknown 47 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 49 21%
Medicine and Dentistry 27 11%
Engineering 24 10%
Psychology 22 9%
Neuroscience 13 5%
Other 46 19%
Unknown 58 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 July 2014.
All research outputs
#6,432,260
of 12,372,945 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#2,108
of 4,083 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#66,672
of 174,744 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#204
of 424 outputs
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