The experience of recovery following lacunar stroke.

Nancy Doolittle

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Little is known about the experience of recovery following stroke. A longitudinal, descriptive ethnography formed the basis of the study described in this article, in which 120 interviews were conducted over a period of 6 months with 13 individuals who had experienced lacunar infarcts of the internal capsule of the brain. Participants were interviewed within 72 hours of the infarct and during the acute and rehabilitation phases of recovery. This article discusses the experience of the recovering body and plateaus in this recovery, as well as the phenomena of experimentation with tasks, transformation by familiar surroundings, and sequential focus on involved limbs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)122-125
Number of pages4
JournalRehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume17
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1992
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Cultural Anthropology
Lacunar Stroke
Internal Capsule
Rehabilitation
Extremities
Stroke
Interviews
Brain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

The experience of recovery following lacunar stroke. / Doolittle, Nancy.

In: Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Vol. 17, No. 3, 05.1992, p. 122-125.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{39c1ed3837a1419a9bfa116e31408a70,
title = "The experience of recovery following lacunar stroke.",
abstract = "Little is known about the experience of recovery following stroke. A longitudinal, descriptive ethnography formed the basis of the study described in this article, in which 120 interviews were conducted over a period of 6 months with 13 individuals who had experienced lacunar infarcts of the internal capsule of the brain. Participants were interviewed within 72 hours of the infarct and during the acute and rehabilitation phases of recovery. This article discusses the experience of the recovering body and plateaus in this recovery, as well as the phenomena of experimentation with tasks, transformation by familiar surroundings, and sequential focus on involved limbs.",
author = "Nancy Doolittle",
year = "1992",
month = "5",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "17",
pages = "122--125",
journal = "Rehabilitation Nursing",
issn = "0278-4807",
publisher = "Association of Rehabilitation Nurses",
number = "3",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - The experience of recovery following lacunar stroke.

AU - Doolittle, Nancy

PY - 1992/5

Y1 - 1992/5

N2 - Little is known about the experience of recovery following stroke. A longitudinal, descriptive ethnography formed the basis of the study described in this article, in which 120 interviews were conducted over a period of 6 months with 13 individuals who had experienced lacunar infarcts of the internal capsule of the brain. Participants were interviewed within 72 hours of the infarct and during the acute and rehabilitation phases of recovery. This article discusses the experience of the recovering body and plateaus in this recovery, as well as the phenomena of experimentation with tasks, transformation by familiar surroundings, and sequential focus on involved limbs.

AB - Little is known about the experience of recovery following stroke. A longitudinal, descriptive ethnography formed the basis of the study described in this article, in which 120 interviews were conducted over a period of 6 months with 13 individuals who had experienced lacunar infarcts of the internal capsule of the brain. Participants were interviewed within 72 hours of the infarct and during the acute and rehabilitation phases of recovery. This article discusses the experience of the recovering body and plateaus in this recovery, as well as the phenomena of experimentation with tasks, transformation by familiar surroundings, and sequential focus on involved limbs.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0026859861&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0026859861&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 1585040

AN - SCOPUS:0026859861

VL - 17

SP - 122

EP - 125

JO - Rehabilitation Nursing

JF - Rehabilitation Nursing

SN - 0278-4807

IS - 3

ER -