Category list : Stroke
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Intravenous insulin does not improve stroke outcomes compared to standard blood glucose control using insulin shots, according to researchers.
A group of experts is to develop a new career framework for stroke nurses, which aims to give nurses and employers a clear idea of the skills and competencies needed at different levels.
Nurses are being encouraged by the UK’s sole nursing professor of stroke care to encourage patients to use a new website designed to help them manage their recovery.
We still lack conclusive evidence on the complex links between headaches or migraine and stroke. Further research is needed to strengthen guidance and improve management
Taking a daily dose of aspirin does not prolong healthy living in older adults who have not previously experienced a cardiovascular event, according to an international trial.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers.
Stroke patients experience sustained problems with insomnia potentially reducing their ability to relearn key skills and putting them at increased risk of depression, according to researchers.
Patients with stroke caused by intracerebral haemorrhage may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, suggests a trial.
Frequent sauna bathing is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a new international study, involving UK researchers.