Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
The aim of this research is to systematically assess what keeps stroke survivors using computerised speech and language therapy at home.
Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
The findings of this research could help provide stroke survivors and their relatives with more accurate information about what impacts they can expect over time, and will help doctors and therapists identify which patients with visual neglect will benefit the most from new treatments.
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to enable activation of the damaged part of the brain to be more active in the recovery period after a stroke.
Yesterday, a special event was held at Queen's Hospital Romford to showcase its Robotic Assisted Training for the Upper Limb after Stroke (RATULS).
This project will bring together a multidisciplinary team to better understand apathy after small vessel disease (SVD), and potential treatments.
Two more studies support mechanical clot retrieval for stroke, named THERAPY and THRACE. Both presented their results at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC) in Glasgow.
This Lectureship will investigate the link between the tasks used in vision rehabilitation and everyday visual activities.
A new study published in the journal, Clinical Rehabilitation, suggests that a screening tool may help detect post-stroke anxiety in older people. The research was led by Professor Ian Kneebone (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), and was funded by the Stroke Association.