RSSArchive for August, 2010

National Sentinel Stroke Audit 2010: an organisational audit/UK

National Sentinel Stroke Audit 2010: an organisational audit/UK

The Royal College of Physicians London has published on line the full public report of the 7th round of the sentinel stroke audit which is prepared on behalf of the intercollegiate stroke working party and commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP). The main focus of this audit is the organisational structure for stroke […]






How effective are B Vitamins in reducing the risk of stroke? VITATOPS trial: Not much!

How effective are B Vitamins in reducing the risk of stroke? VITATOPS trial: Not much!

The long awaited non commercial drug trial of VITATOPS or Vitamins to prevent stroke was published in the most recent issue of the Lancet Neurology (The Lancet Neurology 2010; 9:855-865). Its hypothes is based on the information that high level of homocysteine is a risk factor for stroke, cardiovascular diseases and TIA. The research team […]






Weekly Stroke Care Videoconference in Wales/UK

Weekly Stroke Care Videoconference in Wales/UK

  This presentation is part of the activity of Gwent Stroke Team to participate in the videoconference weekly stroke care meetings. These meetings were started 6 months ago and aiming to exchange clinical experience in acute stroke management between stroke physicians from all over Wales. In this presentation Dr Amer Jafar, is reviewing the August […]