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
Identifying how best to combine results from several clinical trials of a stroke rehabilitation treatment
TSA LECT 2015/02 - Dr Nele Demeyere, University of Oxford
Although speech and language therapists (SLTs) may help aphasia patients with their rehabilitation, there remains a clear lack of evidence-based treatments available for them to help their patients with problems of everyday talking, known as ‘discourse’. This study aims to address both the need for evidence-based treatments and improvement of clinical expertise to address discourse problems af
The aim of the PhD is to investigate the impact of language therapies on the everyday conversations of people with non-fluent aphasia (a specific type of aphasia where speech is broken and sentences are limited or very simplified).
Testing the idea that fatigue occurring after stroke is due to changes in the brain regions controlling the muscles using non-invasive brain stimulation and brain imaging techniques in 142 stroke patients, half of who will be those who complain of fatigue.
This fellowship aims to develop, tailor and target the delivery of a 6-week group intervention that offers educational, psychological and social support for people following TIA and minor stroke.
Your support will cost £3 a month plus your standard network message charge. We will receive 100% of your text donation.
The Preston Life After Stroke Support Group is the main social contact point between Stroke Association staff, volunteers and stroke survivors in the Preston area. We drink tea and coffee, eat biscuits and cake in a relaxed community atmosphere. There are regularly guest speakers who come and talk about stroke-related information.