The Stroke Association has funded research to improve how we spot the symptoms of stroke and the people most at risk so we can get them the best treatment in the critical minutes and hours that follow.
Dr McClelland will work with paramedics to improve emergency treatment for stroke by finding new ways to support a better response on the scene, and how paramedics’ can communicate with hospitals.
The existing emergency medications that are used for stroke patients don’t always work, and not all stroke patients can receive them. This research is testing a new medication that could improve emergency treatment for stroke.
This page explains how a stroke can affect the way you feel, some of the emotional problems that can happen because of it and some of the things that can help to treat them.
Published in the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM), a new review of the existing research sheds light on how frequently patients with a stroke mimic condition present for emergency care as having a stroke.
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.
This research will find out if a new package of emergency treatments for stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, called the ‘ABC bundle’ can be used in hospitals across the UK.
When dad-of-three Ronnie had a stroke on Christmas Eve 2018, he thought it was the end. But thanks to stroke research, a “miraculous” emergency treatment meant he was able to rebuild his life.
This research aims to improve outcomes for Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients by developing new emergency treatments to reduce swelling in the brain after ICH, and improving the care that patients receive.
Led by the University of Nottingham, a new international study investigated whether patients with a spontaneous bleed in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) could benefit from this drug, if delivered as an emergency treatment. An intracerebral haemorrhage is a type of stroke.