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What does rehabilitation after stroke mean?

This post discusses the concept of post-stroke rehabilitation. This is where stroke carers have a big role to play. Here, we discuss when the post-stroke…

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Deficits and health problems after a stroke

Introduction However hard the brain attempts to recover its lost functions due to teh stroke, it cannot regain everything; some of them will, however, reappear…

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Stroke warning signs and symptoms

This post discusses stroke warning signs and symptoms, the F.A.S.T. campaign, the concept of the “golden hour”, and delays in seeking hospital care. Stroke warning…

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What is brain stroke and how does it occur?

Recently the American Heart Association/ Stroke Association has updated the meaning of the “stroke”. It refers to the death of cells due to a block…

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Stroke is the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability in the world (World Health Organization, 2012). During the past…

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