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Swallowing assessment video

This is a simple but crucial test which should be done for every person after a stroke. Usually administered by nursing staff who will ask the person to┬átake small teaspoons of water. If the person can do this without coughing, … Continue reading

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Understanding hospital investigations

View Text Alternative CT scan– this is a crucial test to confirm what type of stroke has occurred. Once it has been shown to be a haemorrhage or a blockage (infarct) the appropriate treatment can begin. Not all small blockages … Continue reading

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