The Study in the Correlation Between the Severity of Post-stroke Fatigue and the Severity of qi Deficiency and Blood Stasis
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the correlation between the severity of fatigue, and the severity of qi deficiency and blood stasis.
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional|
|Official Title:||The Study in the Correlation Between the Severity of Post-stroke Fatigue and the Severity of qi Deficiency and Blood Stasis in Chinese Medicine.|
- Frome Fatigue severity level scale to evaluate fatigue severity score. [ Time Frame: about 20 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]When patient visit first time,we complete all the evaluation scale. Total evaluation time is about 20 minutes. And all data will be analyzed one year later.
|Study Start Date:||July 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||June 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
According to the reports of department of Health, stroke has been the top three ranking in leading ten major mortality causes. Although fatigue is a common symptom after stroke, but it is easy to neglect due to fatigue is a non-specific symptom. Based on the literature review, fatigue symptom is not only common on post-stroke patient and it also has highly correlation with mortality, prognosis and efficacy of rehabilitation. In Traditional Chinese Medicine recording, Wang Qing-ren suggests that the main etiology of stroke is results from qi stagnation and blood stasis, thereafter, the study about qi deficiency and blood stasis became to the main stream for stroke until now. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the correlation between the severity of fatigue, and the severity of qi deficiency and blood stasis.
|Contact: Yuan-Chen Chiu, Master of Chinese Medicine||886-4-22053366 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|China Medical University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Taichung, Taiwan, 40447|
|Contact: Ching-Liang Hsieh, professor 886-4-22053366 ext 3600 email@example.com|