Central Post-Stroke Pain - a Prospective Study
Part 1: The purpose of the first part of the study is to investigate the prevalence of pain at stroke onset and 3 and 6 months after stroke in a consecutive cohort of stroke patients admitted to a stroke unit.
Part 2: The purpose of the second part of the study is to identify patients who develop central post-stroke pain within the first 6 months following stroke and to try to identify early prognostic factors for the development of pain.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Central Post-Stroke Pain - a Prospective Study of Consecutively Admitted Patients With Recent Stroke|
|Study Start Date:||February 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
- Within 3 days of admission: medical history, pain history, sensory examination
- Telephone follow-up at 3 and 6 months post-stroke: pain history
- Medical history, Pain history, Sensory examination