Does improved oral health care in stroke care settings reduce the occurrence of pneumonia after stroke – a pilot trial
Can a virtual-reality-home help stroke survivors do better at home?
This study will show whether more intensive lowering of blood pressure (BP) in survivors of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is feasible, safe and effective in reducing brain injury. If successful, the study will pave the way for the design a larger definitive trial.
Can a movement-sensing wristwatch prompt arm rehabilitation exercise at home?
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.
Can training memory and attention on a home computer-task reduce spatial awareness problems after stroke?
In this study, the researchers will design a treatment manual that describes the principles of task-specific training and gives therapists examples of task-specific tasks.
New research suggests significant inequality in vision care after stroke