Early Supported Discharge (ESD) is the discharge of a stroke patient from hospital to their own home, co-ordinated by a team of therapists, nurses and a doctor. A number of ESD services have been set up across England. Do these services offer the same benefits to patients as those identified in clinical trials?
Stroke Association writer Deborah Fajerman introduces our literature on the “hidden effects” of stroke.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?
A guide for people who have had a stroke, produced by the Stroke Association. It's packed with information on the effects of stroke, stroke recovery and rehabilitation, and life after stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Find out more information on the effects of stroke, such as physical effects, communication problems and fatigue.
Information about aphasia and communication problems.
This guide has information about some of the rare effects of stroke, including hallucinations, changes to your sense of smell, and locked-in syndrome.