- Volume 7 Issue 1
The Cognitive performance in relation to motor functio recovery in stroke patients
뇌졸중 환자에 있어서 Mini-Mental State Examination과 Motor Assessment Scale을 통한 인지기능과 기능적 회복의 상관관계 연구
- Park, Chang-Ju (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Yonsei Rehabilitatton Hospital) ;
- Hong, Do-Sun (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Yonsei Rehabilitatton Hospital) ;
- Choi, Kyoung-Wook (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Yonsei Rehabilitatton Hospital)
- Published : 2000.06.30
The objective of this study was to identify the effects of the cognitive performance of stroke patients on their motor function recovery after comprehensive rehabilitation management. The subjects of this study were 41 stroke in-patients of the Rehabilitation Hospital, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, hospitalized during the period from September 1, 1997 to May 5, 1998. The cognitive performance was measured using a Mini-Mental State Examination(MMSE) and the motor function recovery using Motor Assessment Scale(MAS). The data were analyzed by the paired t-test, independent t-test, a one way ANOVA, and Pearson's correlation coefficiency. The findings were as follows: 1. There was a significant difference found in the motor function recovery level after the comprehensive rehabilitation management. 2. There was no significant difference found in relation to sex, age, cause of stroke, laterality of paralysis and the level of spasticity. However, there was a big difference between pre- and post-treatment regarding the treatment period. 3. In line with the cognitive performance level, there was a significant difference found in the motor function recovery level after the comprehensive rehabilitation management. 4. The correlation between the elements of the cognitive performance and the motor recovery was found to be high in orientation, attention, calculation, and language. Those elements were expected to give larger effects on motor recovery after the comprehensive rehabilitation management. Based on this study, the cognitive performance level was found to play an important role in bringing effects on motor recovery after the comprehensive rehabilitation management of stroke patients. And the evaluation on the motor recovery based on quality would be also expected to be examined, as well as the cognitive performance level test accompanied by Intelligence Quality(IQ) test.