Interventions for Fatigue After Stroke
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Graeme J. Hankey MD, FRCP, FRACP Section Editor
Fatigue after stoke is common and distressing to patients. It is unknown how to best treat fatigue after stroke, and a number different interventions may, in theory, be of benefit. Our main objective was to determine whether any treatment for fatigue after stroke reduces the proportion of patients with fatigue, the severity of fatigue, or both.
Materials and Methods
We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (last searched January 2008), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (Cochrane Library Issue 1, 2008), MEDLINE (1950–February 2008), EMBASE (1980–February 2008), CINHAL (1982–February 2008), …