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Registry-based studies of return to work after stroke - part of the work after stroke study (WASS)

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Title: Registry-based studies of return to work after stroke - part of the work after stroke study (WASS)
Authors: Westerlind, Emma
Issue Date: 15-Feb-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Parts of work: I. Westerlind E, Persson HC, Sunnerhagen KS. Return to Work after a Stroke in Working Age Persons; A Six-Year Follow Up. PLoS One. 2017;12(1).

II. Westerlind E, Abzhandadze T, Rafsten L, Persson HC, Sunnerhagen KS. Very early cognitive screening and return to work after stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2019;26(8):602-7.

III. Westerlind E, Persson HC, Eriksson M, Norrving B, Sunnerhagen KS. Return to work after stroke: A Swedish nationwide registry-based study. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 2020;141(1):56-64.

IV. Westerlind E, Persson HC, Palstam A, Eriksson M, Norrving B, Sunnerhagen KS. Differences in self-perceived general health, pain, and depression 1 to 5 years post-stroke related to work status at 1 year. Scientific Reports. 2020;10(1):13251.

Date of Defence: 2021-03-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 mars 2021, kl 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Stroke
Return to work
Working age
Cerebrovascular diseases
Ischemic stroke
Intracerebral haemorrhage
Abstract: Objectives. Stroke is one of the most common diseases and a main cause of disability both globally and in Sweden. Even though the risk increases with older age, stroke in the younger population is increasing and a substantial part of those who suffer from stroke are at working age. Stroke in this group entails several consequences for the affected person as well as for the society as a whole. To be able to participate in work life is important from the economic perspective and seem to affect sev... more
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