Tag Archives: Stroke Information

Rising Incidence of Middle-Age Stroke (BBC News / Stroke Association)

Summary There has been a marked increase in the numbers of working-age men and women who suffer a stroke since the beginning of this century, according to the Stroke Association’s report based on official NHS statistics. There were 6,221 stroke-related hospital … Continue reading

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Act Fast Campaign Extended to Mini-Strokes (BBC News / Public Health England)

Summary According to Public Health England, the Act Fast Campaign to raise awareness of stroke symptoms, which was launched five years ago, has saved thousands of people from potentially avoidable brain damage and serious disability. A new campaign will aim … Continue reading

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Education and Support Package for Stroke Patients and Carers: an RCT (BMJ Open)

Summary This multi-site randomised controlled trial examined objective tailoring of stroke information and provision of reinforcement opportunities for enhancing the effectiveness of patient / carer education. The study evaluated the effectiveness of an education package in knowledge, health and psychosocial … Continue reading

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