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SwePASS

SwePASS - the modified Swedish version of Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients (PASS)

SwePASS is a standardized scale for assessment of postural control in patients with stroke. SwePASS is developed from the French original version and the English published version by Benaim et al. 1999.

The measurement properties of the SwePass have been investigated in several publications based on the Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT) and the Fall Study of Gothenburg (FallsGOT).

Documents

Publications

Clinical tests performed in acute stroke identify the risk of falling during the first year - Postural Stroke study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)
Persson CU, Hansson PO, Sunnerhagen KS. J
Rehabil Med 2011; 43: 348–353.

A validation study using a modified version of Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients - Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT) 
Persson CU, Hansson PO, Danielsson A, Sunnerhagen KS.
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2011, 8:57.

Responsiveness of a modified version of the postural assessment scale for stroke patients and longitudinal change in postural control after stroke - Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)
Persson CU, Sunnerhagen KS, Danielsson A, Grimby-Ekman A, Hansson PO.
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation 2013, 10:8.

Rasch analysis of the modified version of the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients - Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)
Persson CU, Sunnerhagen KS, Lundgren-Nilsson A. BMC Neurology 2014 Jun 19;14:134. 

Physical Activity Levels and Their Associations With Postural Control in the First Year After Stroke.
Persson CU, Hansson PO, Lappas G, Danielsson A.
Phys Ther. 2016 Sep;96(9):1389-96. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150367. 

Measurement properties of the Swedish modified version of the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke Patients (SwePASS) using Rasch analysis.
Persson CU, Linder A, Hagell P.
Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2017;53(6):848‐855. 

Risk of falling in a stroke unit after acute stroke: The Fall Study of Gothenburg (FallsGOT).
Persson CU, Kjellberg S, Lernfelt B, Westerlind E, Cruce M, Hansson PO.
Clin Rehabil. 2018;32(3):398‐409. doi:10.1177/0269215517728325

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