Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital have developed a new tablet-based app to aid stroke survivors in rehabilitation of their language and motor skills....
Stroke Continuum of Care
for Health Care Providers
Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.
Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.
Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).
Acute stroke care refers to the key interventions involved in the assessment, treatment or management, and early recovery in the first days after stroke onset.
Time is Function: Stroke rehabilitation can be provided in all care settings and assists people to reach their optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative, and/or social functioning.
Community and Long Term Care
Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.
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Tiredness or fatigue is very common after stroke. The sensation of tiredness can feel overwhelming. Many people experience a profound sense of fatigue after a stroke, up to 1 – 2 years later and sometimes longer. This is referred to as post – stroke fatigue (PSF). ...
New report shows more stroke survivors are receiving the right rehabilitation care in the right place.
Access to inpatient stroke rehabilitation services in Ontario has dramatically improved over the past three years, most notably for stroke survivors with severe disability. ...
This year’s lecture is in recognition of the late Dr. Henry J.M. Barnett’s outstanding contribution to the field of stroke. The distinguished speaker, Dr. Adnan Qureshi, professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology at University of Minnesota and President of the International Congress of Interventional Neurology, will focus on strategies to optimize new stroke treatments....