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Rehabilitation in acute stroke from the point of view of evidence-based medicine: possibilities of drug treatment

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The review highlights the fundamental principles of early rehabilitation in ischemic stroke, the benefits and risks of early and very early patient mobilization. It presents data on the efficiency of CIMT-kinesiotherapy and mirror therapy in restoring upper extremity function, as well as procedures for nonpharmacological correction of spatial neglect syndrome. The effect on the rehabilitation of concomitant Alzheimer's disease is analyzed. The areas of pharmacological potentiation of poststroke rehabilitation, the efficiency of cerebrolysin in particular, are considered.

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A. A. Kulesh
Acad. E.A. Vagner Perm State Medical University, Ministry of Health of Russia; City Clinical Hospital Four
Russian Federation

26, Petropavlovskaya St., Perm 614990;
2, Kim St., Perm 614107


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Kulesh A.A. Rehabilitation in acute stroke from the point of view of evidence-based medicine: possibilities of drug treatment. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2019;11(3):99-103. (In Russ.)

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