It's estimated that about half of people admitted to hospital with a stroke will have lost control of their bladder, and a third will experience loss of bowel control. Last week, a research incontinence workshop was held at Guy's Hospital London, with the aim of stimulating research into incontinence.
On Wednesday, a prestigious seminar was held at Northwick Park Hospital, London.
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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.
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The aim of this programme is to develop and test a new care pathway for paramedics to recognise the patients who are likely to have a large artery blockage, so that this group can be taken directly to the thrombectomy hospital.
In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.
Testing a new screening process to give paramedics a probability rating, for individual patients, that stroke might not be the cause of their face, arm or speech problems.
This research looks to understand if a new technological device, the Neuroplatform, can improve arm and hand movement in stroke survivors at early stages of their recovery.
Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowships are for healthcare professionals in England to develop an application for a doctoral level (e.g. PhD) training Fellowship, and to develop the skills they need to be a competitive applicant for this type of funding. This award has been made to Adrienne Cormican.