On Tuesday, academics and researchers interested in stroke rehabilitation gathered for a specialist conference hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The Organisation for Psychological Research Into Stroke (OPSYRIS) event showcased a broad range of research highlighting aspects of psychological and neuropsychological stroke care and research.
Questionnaires are commonly used to diagnose dementia and cognitive impairment in stroke patients, and a new review of the research into their use has been published in the journal, Stroke.
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Published on Saturday 9 May 2015, the 'Understanding Stroke 2015' report consists of a number of articles covering different areas of current stroke news.
Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial.
Factors that influence the effectiveness of conversation training for people with aphasia: who benefits most and which tasks really help people to learn new strategies?
This study is about comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke, specifically hemianopia.
Fluoxetine is a drug used to relieve depression. A recent French trial suggested it might improve strength recovery in stroke survivors with residual arm weakness.
Exploring the effects of lowering blood pressure and a lower dose of clot busting drug on stroke outcome
This project will bring together a multidisciplinary team to better understand apathy after small vessel disease (SVD), and potential treatments.
Last year, the researchers behind the CLOTS 3 trial showed that intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) sleeves reduced the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and improved survival in immobile patients with stroke.