The physical challenges associated with recovery from a stroke are well documented however the impact of a stroke on emotion is less well understood.
A large international clinical trial has shed new light on the effectiveness of current hospital protocols for managing blood pressure in stroke patients.
During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail —such as hospital bed positioning—is critical to patient outcomes.
Too many stroke patients in Canada are not getting the rehabilitation they need to return to a healthy, active life, according to a new study which will be presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver tomorrow. ...
New research has shown current practices for treating stroke victims may be leaving patients overburdened by their treatment plans putting them at risk of adverse side effects.
Speech and language therapist to trial innovative new technology for stroke rehabilitation based on patient needs
Of the 152, 000 individuals in the UK to survive a stroke each year, approximately 20-30% of them will experience slurred speech (dysarthria). Dysarthria is caused by muscle weakness and is known to impact significantly on ...
Stroke patients need better long-term support to ensure their health and social care needs are met and prevent them feeling "abandoned", a University of Leeds expert says.
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