Latest Canadian Stroke Network Stories

2013-05-28 11:27:10

An integrated system of stroke care delivery in Ontario, Canada, has resulted in fewer deaths from stroke and fewer discharges to long-term care facilities because of better access to optimal stroke care.

2011-11-07 16:55:06

Research led by Dr. Vladimir Hachinski of The University of Western Ontario reveals just how important it is for patients to be referred to a stroke prevention clinic following either a mild stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA).

2011-10-04 10:21:27

The use of long-distance video and data hookups to link remote community hospitals with stroke neurologists in large centres provides the same level of care as having everyone in the same room.

2011-10-04 10:20:28

The stroke rate among Manitoba Metis is nearly 25 percent higher than for other Manitobans.

2011-10-03 15:52:59

Almost 60 per cent of people who have a stroke experience one or more falls afterwards – most often in their own homes – and some are left with serious injuries.

2011-05-31 23:01:00

Foundation launches free Smartphone apps to help turn the tide for all Canadians To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation/stroke-is-urgent OTTAWA, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2011 Stroke Month Report warns that awareness levels of stroke warning signs and stroke prevention is dangerously low among all women, especially among women from Canada's two largest visible minorities - people of...

2010-06-08 18:56:06

Blood pressure reduction the key to improved outcomes.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.