The challenges are to design more effective ways of preventing stroke

The challenges are to design more effective ways of preventing stroke

As more people survive stroke, the burden of care and support is great and increasing. However, the implementation of guidelines, interventions and organized stroke care varies across Europe, contributing to variations of outcomes for stroke survivors. The challenges...

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New devices causing ‘paradigm shift’ in stroke care

New devices causing ‘paradigm shift’ in stroke care

New devices called stent retrievers, which effectively reverse strokes, have revolutionized the treatment of certain stroke patients, says sciencedaily.com citing an article in the journal Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. "Stent retrievers are a major advance in...

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Virtual world improves communication following stroke

Virtual world improves communication following stroke

A virtual reality world called EVA Park can improve the communication of those who have impaired speech and language following a stroke, according to research by academics at City University London. The study, which is published in PLOS ONE, is the first exploration...

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