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Stroke units

Peter Langhorne

Stroke units

an evidence based approach

by Peter Langhorne

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Published by BMJ Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Hospital care.,
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.,
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- England -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Peter Langhorne, Martin Dennis.
    ContributionsDennis, Martin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC388.5 .L37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20840282M
    ISBN 100727912119
    OCLC/WorldCa39980685

    Cambridge Core - Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience - Textbook of Stroke Medicine - edited by Michael Brainin. A stroke happens when there is an interruption of blood flow to a region of the brain that causes brain damage. This can result in diminished physical function, impaired thinking skills, or both, and the level to which this occurs varies depending on what part of .

    How to Cite. Langhorne, P. and Dennis, M. () References, in Stroke Units: An Evidence Based Approach, BMJ Books, Tavistock Square, UK. doi: /refs. Winstein et al Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery e99 and efficiency of rehabilitation and underlie this entire guideline. Without communication and coordination, isolated efforts to rehabilitate the stroke survivor are unlikely to achieve their full potential.

    Stroke Finding information about strokes. you will get a frozen shoulder but there are hardly any stroke units and so that would be something useful to know in case you go into hospital [laughter] because a frozen shoulder with central post stroke pain is the most terrible pain. One man mentioned being recommended Robert McCrum's book. All the latest breaking news on Stroke. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Stroke.


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"This concise book of pages is clearly written and will be of use to all those wishing to reorganise their inpatient stroke service" - SAMJ Forum From the Back Cover Based on systematic reviews carried out by the Stroke Unit Trialists’ Collaboration, this concise text Stroke units book the place of in-patient stroke unit care Stroke units book the management of Format: Paperback.

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Stay up to date on hot topics such as mechanisms of action of commonly used drugs, neuronal angiogenesis and stem cells, basic mechanisms of spasm and hemorrhage, prevention of stroke, genetics/predisposing risk factors, and much more. "This concise book of pages is clearly written and will be of use to all those wishing to reorganise their inpatient stroke service" - SAMJ Forum Author Bios Peter Langhorne and Martin Dennis have written most chapters and take editorial responsibility for the content and opinions expressed in this book.

The 4th Edition features a new editorial team led by former co-editor Dr. J.P. Mohr, offering updated and expanded coverage of epidemiology and prevention, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, specific medical diseases related to stroke. Wish this book was available in stroke units in hospitals.

When a stroke hits a family member, it is a shock, one doesn't know what questions to ask or really understand what is being said and it all looks blacker and more frightening that perhaps it really is/5(13). Explain what a stroke is in language that is not misleading but in words that the child can comprehend (eg, a blood vessel taking blood to the brain wasn’t healthy and it bled or burst which meant the brain didn’t get enough blood for a while)2.

Explain the consequences – the brain controls the way we move, think and talk, so after a stroke people often move, think and talk. Download the book here [ Kb]. • Stroke What You Must Know • Stroke Activities & Multimedia Contest • Stroke Units in the Philippines • SSP Video Activities • 16th Annual Convention & 20th Year of SSP • European Stroke Organisation Conference Tel: loc.

Current research suggests that stroke units may be effective in reducing in-hospital fatality rates and the length of hospital stays. Once a patient is medically stable, the focus of their recovery shifts to rehabilitation. Some patients are transferred to in-patient rehabilitation programs, while others may be referred to out-patient services Specialty: neurologist.

Get this from a library. Stroke units: an evidence based approach. [Peter Langhorne; Martin Dennis] -- Based on a major systematic review from international centres this concise text discusses the benefits of managing stroke patients in specialised units compared to management outside the hospital.

Gomes believes the stroke units provide “an extraordinary medical service” while improving the quality of life for the community, she wrote in an email. The mobile stroke units, which have four specialized personnel on board, are equipped with technology that allows Stony Brook neurologists to examine and diagnose each patient.

The second edition of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke covers the clinical background and management of the full clinical spectrum of cerebrovascular disease, from TIA to vascular dementia, in a compact, but evidence-based format making a comprehensive primer in stroke medicine.

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It provides invaluable information in the most eff. Key points• Stroke units are the cornerstone of quality stroke care.• The benefits of stroke unit care are supported by a very strong evidence base• In the National Stroke Strategy mandated that all stroke patients should have prompt access to stroke unit care.• Despite policy and guidelines, only 62% stroke patients were treated on specialist stroke units in •.

Global Mobile Stroke Unit (MSTU) Market: Overview Of late, the global market for mobile stroke unit (MSTU) has been witnessing a significant rise. Since, all the diagnostic tools and stroke capability, which need therapeutic treatment at the site. Stroke Units: An Evidence Based Approach.

Edited by peter langhorne and martin dennis. (Pp, £). Published by BMJ Books, London ISBN Ever since the landmark overview “Do stroke units save lives?” the momentum behind the organisation of stroke sevices has inexorably increased.

Within this concise paperback of seven chapters Cited by: Stroke-care maps were used in 83% of basic or advanced centers versus 23% of other hospitals (P.

53 General Stroke Management and Stroke Units. 54 Critical Care of the Patient with Acute Stroke. All this makes the book a one-stop-shop for stroke. As a result, it is a work that will prove valuable to a wide range of clinicians involved with providing stroke services, including stroke physicians, acute care physicians, researchers Brand: Elsevier Health Sciences.

Acute stroke is also commonly called a cerebrovascular accident which is not a term preferred by most stroke neurologists.

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New material on electronic fuel injection and computerized 5/5(2). Two judicial reviews into the planned closure of the QEQM stroke unit have returned their verdict. Pro-NHS campaigners have been fighting the Kent and Medway Stroke Review's decision to close three stroke units across Kent in order to open three hyper-acute units since But now High Court judges have ruled the decision was lawful - so the unit will : Katie Boyden.