Original Article
1. Developing Azeri aphasia screening test and preliminary validity and reliability

Sousan Salehi; Ali Jahan; Najva Mousavi; Mazyar Hashemilar; Zohreh Razaghi; Maryam Moghadam-Salimi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 183-188

Abstract
  Background: As there is no standard aphasia screening tool for Azeri language yet, the aim of this study was to develop an aphasia screening test with acceptable validity and reliability.Methods: The present study was conducted in two phases. In the first phase, by literature search, the screening test ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Modification of the Persian version of Hermans Achievement Motivation Questionnaire to develop an adapted scale for measuring motivation of post-stroke survivors in Iran

Seyed Alireza Derakhshanrad; Emily Piven

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 189-194

Abstract
  Background: Research has shown that in order for recovery from a stroke to occur, motivation for recovery has been essential component of rehabilitation. Researchers and clinicians have tended to categorize stroke survivors subjectively into two groups: those who have been motivated or unmotivated, perhaps ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Outcome of acute ischemic stroke after intra-arterial thrombolysis: A study from India

Jaydip Ray Chaudhuri; Randhir Kumar; Matapathi Umamahesh; Kandadai Rukmini Mridula; Suvarnal Alladi; Srinivasarao Bandaru

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 195-201

Abstract
  Background: Intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) is the currently standard treatment of acute ischemic stroke within 4.5 hours of the onset of stroke. Recent studies have looked at the benefits of administration of intra-arterial (IA) rt-PA within 8 hours onset of symptoms. Our ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Evaluation of complete functional status of patients with stroke by Functional Independence Measure scale on admission, discharge, and six months poststroke

Seyed Mansoor Rayegani; Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat; Ebrahim Alikhani; Masume Bayat; Mohammad Hasan Bahrami; Afshin Karimzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 202-208

Abstract
  Background: To evaluate the patients with stroke by Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale, at the times of admission to hospital, discharge, and six-month poststroke, and to determine the level of improvement in patients after rehabilitative procedures.Methods: A total number of 108 patients with ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Prognostic value of hemoglobin A1c in nondiabetic and diabetic patients with acute ischemic stroke

Mohammad Ali Shafa; Hosseinali Ebrahimi; Farhad Iranmanesh; Mojtaba Sasaie

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 209-213

Abstract
  Background: Diabetes is a well-known risk factor for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Some recent studies point to hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) may have prognostic value in nondiabetic and diabetic patients with ischemic stroke (IS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of HbA1c on mortality ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Association of insulin-like growth factor-I with the severity and outcomes of acute ischemic stroke

Masoud Mehrpour; Hessam Rahatlou; Negar Hamzehpur; Sahand Kia; Mahdi Safdarian

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 214-218

Abstract
  Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether higher serum levels of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in the acute phase of ischemic stroke are associated with less severe strokes and better functional outcome in a period of 12-month follow-up.Methods: From October 2014 to August 2015, ...  Read More

Review Article
7. The impact of Kinesio taping technique on children with cerebral palsy

Alireza Shamsoddini; Zabihallah Rasti; Minoo Kalantari; Mohammad Taghi Hollisaz; Vahid Sobhani; Hamid Dalvand; Mohammad Kazem Bakhshandeh-Bali

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 219-227

Abstract
  Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common movement disorder in children that is associated with life-long disability and multiple impairments. The clinical manifestations of CP vary among children. CP is accompanied by a wide range of problems and has a broad spectrum. Children with CP demonstrate poor ...  Read More

Short Communication
8. Anatomical considerations for insertion of pedicular screw in cervicothoracic junction

Morteza Faghih-Jouibari; Keisan Moazzeni; Amir Amini-Navai; Sara Hanaei; Sina Abdollahzadeh; Ramin Khanmohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 228-231

Abstract
  Background: This study aimed to investigate the pedicle dimension and angulation in cervicothoracic junction (CTJ) using the findings of computed tomographic (CT) to help accurate insertion of pedicular screw.Methods: Forty three patients with high quality CT images of CTJ were evaluated. Pedicle width ...  Read More

Special Articles
12. The effectiveness of Orem's self-care program on headache-related disability in migraine patients

Fatemeh Mahmoudzadeh-Zarandi; Farahrooz Hamedanizadeh; Abbas Ebadi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, Pages 240-247

Abstract
  Background: Providing a self-care program appropriate for patient needs in a supportive educative nursing system format could reduce migraine-induced disability. This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of Orem's self-care program on headache related disability in migraine patients.Methods: ...  Read More

13. Journal Index

Iranian journal of neurology Iranian journal of neurology

Volume 15, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016

Abstract
  ORCID iDs can only be assigned by . You must conform to their standards for expressing ORCID iDs, and include the full URI  Read More