Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health

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Determinants of Poststroke Fatigue among Stroke Survivors Undergoing Rehabilitation in Nigeria

Grace Vincent-Onabajo 1 , * and Abdulbaqi Adamu 1
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1 Department of Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy), College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State
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  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health Studies: July 2017, 4 (3); e57478
  • Published Online: July 11, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 13, 2017
  • Revised: March 18, 2017
  • Accepted: March 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.57478

To Cite: Vincent-Onabajo G, Adamu A. Determinants of Poststroke Fatigue among Stroke Survivors Undergoing Rehabilitation in Nigeria, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2017 ; 4(3):e57478. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.57478.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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