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Atrial fibrillation and primary stroke prevention

18 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia that significantly increases the risk of ischaemic (embolic) stroke. The primary aim of this article is to...

Stroke care: a nursing perspective

13 February 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

Nurses play a significant role in the care of patients who have had a stroke, whether in the acute stages or longer term. This article summarises the signs and...

Atrial fibrillation and primary stroke prevention

12 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia that significantly increases the risk of ischaemic (embolic) stroke. The primary aim of this article is to...

Impact of stroke: a functional, psychological report of an inner-city multiracial population

29 April 2014

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

The provision of health services in inner cities is complex and must take account of cultural differences among populations, because a lack of awareness about these...