Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial
The Scottish Stroke Care Audit National Meeting took place this Tuesday 25 August, at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. Find out more.
The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Professor of Stroke Care has been awarded the DBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Professor Caroline Watkins, who is the only stroke care professor in the UK, was honoured for her services to stroke and nursing care.
Researchers at University College London say that stroke care needs to be centralised in large specialist units in a radical shake-up of hospitals.
New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke
Comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke
Most stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) survivors are asked to take medicines, which some can find difficult. However, taking the medicines prescribed after a stroke, or TIA, and following lifestyle advice can reduce the chance of another stroke by 80%.
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
Care Provision, Unmet Need and Good Practice in Post-Stroke Vision Services in the UK