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Introduction to the stroke series

14 September 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

THIS ARTICLE is an introduction to a series of articles outlining the priorities of stroke care. The aim of these articles is to raise nurses’ awareness of caring...

Malnutrition and dehydration after stroke

07 December 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

By identifying malnutrition and dehydration in patients who have had a stroke, nurses can intervene to prevent significant complications developing and so improve...

Conclusion to the stroke series

10 April 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

ALL ARTICLES PUBLISHED as part of the stroke series highlighted that caring for stroke patients is motivating, stimulating and skilful. Throughout the series the...

Using the mnemonic ‘brain attack’ in the management of acute stroke

14 October 2009

Nursing Standard


In the acute phase of stroke, the brain is particularly vulnerable to complications, which may reduce the potential for neuronal recovery and the success of...

Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like?

27 March 2015

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in...