Rehabilitation Nursing

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Edited By: Elaine Tilka Miller, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAHA, FAAN

Impact Factor: 0.849

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 48/69 (Rehabilitation (Social Science)); 50/63 (Rehabilitation); 63/105 (Nursing (Social Science)); 66/107 (Nursing (Science))

Online ISSN: 2048-7940

Virtual Issue - Stroke

Rehabilitation Nursing Virtual Issue: Caring for the Stroke Survivor and their Family

Edited by Elaine L. Miller, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAAN, FAHA

Stroke is the 4th major cause of death in the U.S. and highest cause of disability worldwide. In order to effectively manage resultant physical and/or cognitive limitations, it is pivotal that best practices be implemented to enhance the quality of life for both the survivor and primary caregiver. This collection of previously-published articles in Rehabilitation Nursing will help progress this need.


Serious Adverse Events Experienced by Survivors of Stroke in the First Year Following Discharge from Inpatient Rehabilitatio

Sharon K. Ostwald, Kyler M. Godwin, Fang Ye, Stan Cron

The Impact of Interactions with Providers on Stroke Caregivers’ Needs

Kerry Rae Creasy, Barbara J. Lutz, Mary Ellen Young, Ariel Ford, Crystal Martz

Factors Associated with Stroke Survivor Behaviors as Identified by Family Caregivers

Carmanny Gonzalez, Tamilyn Bakas

A Long-Term Physical Activity Training Program Increases Strength and Flexibility, and Improves Balance in Older Adults

Jesus Seco, Luis Carlos Abecia, Enrique Echevarria, Ismael Barbero, Juan Torres-Unda, Vicente Rodriguez, Jose Ignacio Calvo

Stroke and Heart Disease Prevention Education via Telenovela: A Focus Group’s Evaluation

Stephanie Vaughn

Bladder Management in Female Stroke Survivors: Translating Research into Practice

Michele Cournan

Examining the Cost Per Caregiver of an Intervention Designed to Improve the Quality of Life of Spousal Caregivers of Stroke Survivors

Eva K. Parker, J. Michael Swint, Kyler M. Godwin, Sharon K. Ostwald

Adequate Oral Fluid Intake in Hospitalized Stroke Patients: Does Viscosity Matter?

Anne McGrail, Lisa N. Kelchner

Caregivers’ Incongruence: Emotional Strain in Caring for Persons with Stroke

Linda L. Pierce, Teresa L. Thompson, Amy L. Govoni, Victoria Steiner

Care Transitions from the Hospital to Home for Patients with Mobility Impairments: Patient and Family Caregiver Experiences

Almas Dossa, Barbara Bokhour, Helen Hoenig

The Mauk Model for Poststroke Recovery: Assessing the Phases

Kristen L. Mauk, Constance Lemley, Julie Pierce, Nola A. Schmidt

Time use of stroke patients admitted for rehabilitation in skilled facilities

Vermeulen, C. et al.

A Problem-Solving Early Intervention for Stroke Caregivers: One Year Follow-Up

Rosemarie B. King, Robert J. Hartke, Timothy Houle, Jungwha Lee, Gioia Herring, Bonita S. Alexander-Peterson and Jason Raad