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Handicap After Stroke: How Does It Relate to Disability, Perception ...

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Handicap, disability, and perception of recovery were assessed 3 and 12 months ..... Patients were more handicapped in all domains in the hospital-based study ... Good medical care for acute stroke will reduce impairment and disability and ...

NINDS | What You Need to Know About Stroke

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Mar 21, 2016 ... What disabilities can result from a stroke? ... New treatments are available that greatly reduce the damage caused by a stroke. But you need to arrive at the hospital within 60 minutes after symptoms start to prevent disability. Knowing ... The window of opportunity to start treating stroke patients is three hours.

Stanford team designs process for reducing stroke disability, costs ...

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Dec 8, 2014 ... Reduction of prolonged hospital stays for mild ischemic stroke .... patient will gain one month of disability-free life,” said Atte Meretoja, MD, one ...

Stroke information. Symptoms and treatment of stroke - Patient ...

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Ischaemic means a reduced blood and oxygen supply to a part of the body. .... The type and extent of disability caused by a stroke can vary greatly. .... Hospitals which deal with stroke patients have various specialists who help in rehabilitation .

Current knowledge on stroke - Australian Institute of Health and ...

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Nearly all patients are disabled at the time of the stroke. ... Care in a stroke unit for acute stroke will reduce .... Rehabilitation begins in the acute hospital.

Two Steps Can Reduce the Incidence of Secondary Stroke

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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is one such complication and can manifest as a ... PE resulting from DVT is the most common preventable cause of hospital death . ... To reduce death and disability among stroke victims and help healthcare ...

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Receives Get With The ...

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May 1, 2015 ... To receive the Silver Quality Achievement award, hospitals must achieve 85 ... recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. ... follow Get With The Guidelines quality improvement measures can reduce length ...

Holy Cross Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold ...

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To qualify for the Target: Stroke Honor Roll, hospitals must meet quality ... the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. ... Get With The Guidelines quality improvement measures can reduce length of stay ...

KVH Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines - Stroke award

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Nov 19, 2013 ... The quick and efficient use of guideline procedures can improve the quality of care for stroke patients and may reduce disability and save lives.

Some stroke treatments proven to reduce health care costs ...

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Jul 27, 2015 ... Use of mechanical thrombectomy on qualifying stroke patients could result in ... the treatment of stroke reduced the average stroke patient's hospital stay to ... in health care expenditures annually for treatment due to disability.

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Can Readmission After Stroke Be Prevented?

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The study hypothesis was that intervention could reduce readmission rates and ... Readmission of elderly disabled stroke patients, a common occurrence in clinical ... Patients were recruited from wards at 3 hospitals (Bispebjerg Hospital ...

Should Physicians Give Tpa to Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke ...

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One third of stroke patients presenting with severe disabilities cannot care for ... patients given tPA had a significant reduction in disability at 30 days, with no ... of every 11 stroke patients treated in an ED with tPA will leave the hospital with little  ...

Stroke - Buffalo, NY - Catholic Health

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As a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Mercy Hospital can treat the most complex stroke ... of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients (Kenmore Mercy Hospital  ...