Do stroke patients recover completely?

La rehabilitación: las estadísticas y la rehabilitación

El accidente cerebrovascular es la causa principal de discapacidad a largo plazo en los Estados Unidos? Más de 4 millones de estadounidenses viven actualmente con los efectos de un accidente cerebrovascular. Según la National Stroke Association, 25 por ciento de los pacientes con accidente cerebrovascular recuperar con discapacidades de menor importancia y sólo el 15 por ciento mueren poco después del accidente cerebrovascular. El porcentaje de supervivencia tras el segundo golpe es sólo el 14 por ciento. La rehabilitación en la forma de medicación, ejercicio y cambio de estilo de vida es de vital importancia para las personas que han sufrido un accidente cerebrovascular.

Sólo el 10 por ciento de los pacientes con infarto cerebral se recupera por completo después de que el primer ataque. La recuperación depende de la cantidad de los daños causados al cerebro, la habilidad del equipo de rehabilitación, y el momento de la rehabilitación. Cuanto antes comience la rehabilitación, lo más probable es que los sobrevivientes recuperará perdido habilidades y destrezas. La cooperación de la familia y los amigos también es pertinente en la rehabilitación del movimiento y la recuperación.

La rehabilitación no se detiene cuando el paciente se siente mejor. Una vez que una persona ha tenido un accidente cerebrovascular, él o ella debe hacer el cambio de estilo de vida para el resto de su vida a fin de evitar un segundo ataque posible.

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