TSA LECT 2015/03 - Dr Phil Clatworthy, University of Bristol
Junior Research Training Fellowship: Christine Hazelton
Does intensive blood pressure and cholesterol lowering prevent loss of cognition after stroke?
One in five stroke survivors are left with partial or total loss of vision to one side following a stroke. The condition is called hemianopia, and can severely affect a stroke survivor's quality of life.
This guide provides information about why someone might not survive a stroke, and the emotional impact on family and carers. Plus a list of useful resources to help you with practical issues such as how to register a death, finding professional counselling services, and support for bereaved children.
Visual field loss is a commonly reported side effect of stroke and can seriously impact on functional ability and quality of life. Published today in the journal, Neuro-Ophthalmology, a new study shares insights learned from recruitment of study participants to the 'VISION' trial, and how this may inform future, similar trials.
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The Liverpool Emotional Support Services provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors and their carers in the City of Liverpool. Together, we can explore issues such as loss, adjustment, relationships, understanding guilt and anger, and building confidence and self-esteem.
Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by disease or injury. This causes the structure of the brain to change, leading to the loss of some brain cells.
The Sheffield Emotional Support Service provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors, their carers and family members in the Sheffield area. Together with a qualified counsellor, service users can explore any issues arising from the effects of stroke such as loss, anxiety, anger, depression and relationship issues.