Learn about what you can expect if you are taken to hospital with a suspected stroke, including what tests you should receive and what treatments may be available.
What can you expect when you start your recovery in hospital? This section covers the move from acute care to rehabilitation in hospitals, introduces the multi-disciplinary team of stroke that will help with your recovery, and provide information on starting rehabilitation therapy. It also looks at the question of whether you will fully recover from your stroke.
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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To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
No two strokes are the same. How well you recover and how long it takes is different for everyone, but making sure that you receive treatment as quickly as possible will give you the best chance of making a good recovery.
Researchers at University College London say that stroke care needs to be centralised in large specialist units in a radical shake-up of hospitals.
Last year, the researchers behind the CLOTS 3 trial showed that intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) sleeves reduced the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and improved survival in immobile patients with stroke.
When you're well enough to leave hospital what happens when you go home? Find out what support you should receive when returning home and how we at the Stroke Association can help.