Existing vision tests do not tell us how a patient’s life will be influenced by their vision problems. This project aims to understand how the results of vision tests relate to how stroke survivors will be able to function in their daily lives.
The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) are currently welcoming applications from people who would like to join the groups that develop Quality Standards.
Launched today, an NIHR review of research evidence into the organisation and quality of stroke service is available to download from the NIHR website.
A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial – UK (AVERT)
To test if using newly developed "recovery curves" can be used to improve the quality of hospital care and recovery for stroke patients
Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is usually associated with high blood pressure, and causes 20% of all strokes. It is the main cause of cognitive changes and dementia associated with stroke. Behavioural symptoms such as apathy are also common in patients with SVD.
The aim of this study is to develop a fatigue management programme to improve stroke survivors' knowledge of post stroke fatigue (PSF) and to identify ways of managing it.
Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
Exploring the effects of lowering blood pressure and a lower dose of clot busting drug on stroke outcome