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Keep up to date with latest improvements in stroke care

Ismalia de Sousa @Ismalia_S Clinical nurse specialist, Stroke, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Thrombectomy can improve recovery after stroke, but accessing treatment requires understanding of symptoms and local care pathways

Brain imaging as a diagnostic tool for ischaemic or haemorrhagic stroke was developed in the 1960s, but recent years have seen huge improvements in stroke care in the UK. While thrombolysis, the clot-busting treatment, is now considered standard, a new kid on the block has arrived.

Nursing Standard. 32, 8,29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.8.29.s27

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