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Effect of Self-monitoring Rehabilitation Program after Stroke on Physical Function, Self-efficacy and Quality of Life
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Effect of Self-monitoring Rehabilitation Program after Stroke on Physical Function, Self-efficacy and Quality of Life
Kwon, Young Sun; Choi, Ja Yun;
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Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the effects of a self-monitoring rehabilitation program based on the Bandura`s self-efficacy theory on the activities of daily living (ADL), 6-minute walking distances, self-efficacy and quality of life (QoL) among stroke patients after three to six months. Methods: The participants consisted of 29 patients in the experiment group and 28 patients in the control group who admitted at rehabilitation specific hospital. Self-monitoring program developed by the researcher lasted twice a week for 8 weeks from August to September, 2013. Results: ANCOVA showed that all of dependent variables of this study, ADL and 6-minute walking distances as a physical function, self-efficacy and QoL for intervention group were higher than those for control group(p<.001). Conclusion: The self-monitoring rehabilitation program based on the self-efficacy theory was found to be effective in improving physical function, self-efficacy and QoL for early post-stroke patients. Early rehabilitation program for stroke patients was recommended to consider the self-monitoring of current physical and psychosocial status as a strategy of self-management.
Stroke;Rehabilitation;Self efficacy;Quality of life;
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