Stroke is one of the leading causes of adult neurological disability all around the globe. There have been some remarkable improvements in the acute management of stroke. These include the use of thrombolysis, development of radiological investigations including computerized tomographic scan and magnetic resonance imaging and establishment of acute stroke units. There have been some promising advances the field of stroke rehabilitation as well in the last three decades.
Azam Rathore, Farooq and Waheed, Akhtar
"Stroke rehabilitation in pakistan: what we know and what we need to do?,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 9
, Article 1.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol9/iss4/1