News tagged with stroke care

Use of mortality as measure of stroke care questioned

A new study disputes the effectiveness of mortality as a measure of the quality of care provided by hospitals to stroke patients. The paper – which was simultaneously presented today at the International Stroke Conference ...

Feb 12, 2014
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Young people at higher risk for stroke

Fifteen percent of the most common type of strokes occur in adolescents and young adults, and more young people are showing risk factors for such strokes, according to a report in the journal Neurology.

Sep 03, 2013
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Stroke patients benefit from carmaker's efficiency

A process developed to increase efficiency and productivity in Japanese car factories has helped improve stroke treatment at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, report researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ...

Oct 18, 2012
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Study points to potential treatment for stroke

Stanford University School of Medicine neuroscientists have demonstrated, in a study to be published online April 24 in Stroke, that a compound mimicking a key activity of a hefty, brain-based protein is capable of increa ...

Apr 24, 2012
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iPhone app can diagnose stroke: study

New research from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that doctors can make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer workstation. This technology ...

May 09, 2011
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Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London. Despite improvements in equal access to healthcare since 2001, patients from ...

Apr 15, 2014
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