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Stroke Rehabilitation: Virtual Reality works

Stroke Rehabilitation: Virtual Reality works

In this interesting meta-analysis about the effects of virtual reality technology on the functional outcome of upper limb motor weakness after stroke, Saposnik G et al mentioned that Virtual reality (VR) technology is a novel adjunctive therapy that could be applied in neurorehabilitation. (Stroke. 2011; 42:1380-1386). Eleven of 12 studies showed a significant benefit toward […]






Tool to assess the quality of stroke care in Europe

Tool to assess the quality of stroke care in Europe

The available care pathways, guidelines and protocols for stroke care make one thinks that there is almost a unity between the European centres in providing the expected level of stroke care in primary or secondary care setup. But the reality is different. Wellwood I. et al in his recent article published in May issue of […]






British Medical Journal: How Should I approach a suspected TIA?

British Medical Journal: How Should I approach a suspected TIA?

The latest issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a clinical review about the recent developments in the field of Transient Ischaemic Attack and Ischaemic Stroke (BMJ 2011; 342:d1938). The authors from Glasgow/Scotland raised few research questions at the end of their review. They tried to address the daily practice difficulties related to TIA and […]






New Frontiers in Stroke: Multi-disciplinary Advances Across the Stroke Pathway - 10 June 2011 - Congress Center, London

New Frontiers in Stroke: Multi-disciplinary Advances Across the Stroke Pathway – 10 June 2011 – Congress Center, London

Chairman: Professor Didier Leys President of the European Stroke Organisation Professor of Neurology and Head of the Neurological Department Lille University Hospital 10 June 2011 Congress Center, London CPD accreditation applied for by the Royal College of Physicians. This conference is endorsed by the UK Forum for Stroke Training (UKFST). Conference theme Stroke care is […]