Review: In-hospital care pathways for acute stroke do not improve clinical outcomes and lower quality of life
- Survey shows haphazard provision of UK stroke services. Pownall, Mark // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/24/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7191, p1098
Reports on the results of the survey published by the Stroke Association about the number of stroke patients who die due to haphazard provision of specialized stroke service. Details on the findings of the study; Differences in the availability of organized stroke services across the United...
- Persistence with stroke prevention drugs "fair" in the US. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/4/2010, Issue 611, p7
The article discusses the study "Persistence With Stroke Prevention Medication 3 Months After Hospitalization," by C. D. Bushnell et al, published in the August 9, 2010 issue of the "Archives of Neurology."
- Estimating total Barthel scores from just three items: The European Stroke Database `minimum... Ellul, John; Watkins, Caroline; Barer, David // Age & Ageing;Mar1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p115
Looks at a study of the European Stroke Database (ESDB) Project which aims at simplifying the 20-point Barthel index, by reducing it to a few key items and focusing on the assessment of the functional status at discharge from hospital for stroke patients. Methodology used to conduct the study;...
- Hospitals seek to be swifter in treating strokes. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/12/2005, Vol. 52 Issue 33, p4B
Reports on hospitals' formation of teams to help treat stroke victims in Long Island, New York. Stony Brook University Hospital, Winthrop-University Hospital, and Southside Hospital's establishment of stroke centers and teams; Reason for the hospitals' focus on the speedy treatment of stroke;...
- Stroke patients' views on their admission to hospital. Pound, Pandora; Bury, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/1/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6996, p18
Explores which components of care are valued by patients admitted to hospitals following a stroke. Preference for experienced and trusted medical personnel during the acute stage of stroke; Reassurance from clinical tests and practical nursing; Value of feeling cared for by the staff.
- Does admission to hospital improve the outcome for stroke patients? Bhalla, Ajay; Dundas, Ruth; Rudd, Anthony G.; Wolfe, Charles D. A. // Age & Ageing;May2001, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p197
Objectives: to identify the factors associated with hospital admission and the differences in management and outcome of stroke patients between hospital and home. Design: a prospective community stroke register (1995â€“8) with multiple notification sources. Setting: an inner city...
- Letter from Chicago: Symposium. Dunea, George // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/6/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6716, p31
Focuses on the cases of stroke in Chicago Illinois. Disability of patients to move; Cost-effectiveness of hospitalization; Issues on the rationing of health care.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Apr96, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p203
Presents an abstract of the article, `Predicting Discharge Destination of Stroke Patients Using a Mathematical Model Based on Six Items from the Functional Independence Measure,' by R.W. Mauthe, D.C. Haaf et al., published in the 1996 issue of `Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation'.
- Utilisation of diagnostic computerised tomography imaging and immediate clinical outcomes in older people with stroke before and after introduction of the National Service Framework for older people. A comparative study of hospital-based stroke registry data (I 997-2003): Norfolk experience. Myint, Phyo K.; Vowler, Sarah L; Redmayne, Oliver; Fulcher, Robert A // Age & Ageing;Jul2006, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p399
Introduction: how the National Service Framework (NSF) for older people in England might be associated with changes in clinically relevant stroke outcome has not been investigated. We looked for changes in computerised tomography (CT) scan rate, inpatient case-fatality rate (CFR), length of...