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Latest Economic Data on Mechanical Thrombectomy as a First Line Treatment for Stroke

2021 28 Sep

What does the latest economic data show us about mechanical thrombectomy as a first line treatment for stroke? Read more

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iPads in Ambulances: NHS Aims to Improve Patient Care

2021 18 May

iPads will be provided to ambulance crews across England to ensure that patients get the right care faster, the NHS brass has announced. Ambulance crews will utilise the 30,000 iPads to send photographs from the scene of an incident, so specialists on standby at hospital can initiate treatment right away when the patient arrives in the emergency... Read more

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State-of-the-art syncope assessment

2019 22 Feb

Aspects & challenges - Approaches & tools Head-up-tilt testing (HUTT) and autonomic function testing are essential diagnostic procedures in syncope assessment. With the advent of unique innovative methods to noninvasively monitor beat-to-beat blood pressure, cardiac output, total peripheral resistance as well as autonomic regulation, highly efficient... Read more

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NYC Go Red for Women movement: STEM Goes Red

2019 22 Feb

Chelsea Beecher, Director of Development for the American Heart Association spoke to HealthManagement.org about the STEM Goes Red Movement, highlighting its goals, impact and future outlook.   Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. Chelsea passionately works to... Read more

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Protocol Urged for In-hospital Stroke Patients

2015 07 May

A Canadian study published online in JAMA Neurology reveals that patients who had a stroke while hospitalised for another reason waited longer before being diagnosed and receiving treatment, compared with those who had strokes before entering the hospital. Researchers also found that patients with in-hospital stroke were more likely to have a comorbid... Read more

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Elite Award For Comprehensive Stroke Care at Ben Taub Hospital

2015 01 Apr

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognised Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital for its success in providing care for acute ischaemic strokes. The Houston-area hospital was awarded the Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus-Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Award for achieving a minimum of 85 percent adherence... Read more

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System Cuts Hospital Bed Usage by 25 percent

2014 14 Oct

According to a study presented at the annual Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver, a new and innovative patient management system implemented at the acute stroke unit of Kelowna (BC) General Hospital has reduced the number of stroke patient beds by more than 25 percent. It is estimated that this system is saving the hospital more than 1,000... Read more

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Seasonal Flu Vaccine Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

2014 24 Feb

A recent study conducted by a team of academics from the UK’s University of Lincoln and The University of Nottingham, and published in the scientific journal Vaccine, has found that patients who had been vaccinated against influenza were 24% less likely to suffer a stroke in the same flu season. During previous research in 2010 the same team... Read more

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Are You Over 50? Better Eat an Apple!

2013 18 Dec

According to researchers 8,500 UK deaths caused by heart attacks and strokes could be avoided each year if every person aged 50 years and over ate one apple a day. Basing their assumptions on modelling rather than scientific study, researchers from the University of Oxford published their findings in the BMJ, stating that apples would boost... Read more