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.
Dr. Evans Nyambega knows from his own experience the need for increased stroke awareness and prevention in Kenya.
The PRECIOUS project will examine the consequences of treating complications of stroke such as infections or fever or swallowing problems, all of which commonly occur in elderly patients. Failing to treat these complications often leads to a worse outcome overall.
This research aims to find out more about how thinking and mood are affected long-term after stroke, and the impact it has on people’s lives.