Common drugs increase the chances of dying from a stroke

Among commonly prescribed drugs were the painkiller codeine, anti-depressants such as Valium, and beta-blockers. Those that can be bought in chemists included the hayfever remedy Piriton.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Authors: Jhandi SK, Goyal M, Tiwari A PMID: 30899962 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study presents opinions from stroke survivors, partners of stroke survivors, clinicians and researchers. The information about content, timing and mode of delivery will be used to develop and evaluate a comprehensive sexuality rehabilitation programme. PMID: 30895327 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Even experienced participants benefit from silicone models. Silicone models are a good preparation for animal models but cannot replace them. Categorizing participants depending on their experience and their individual needs before practical training may allow for more efficient endovascular training. PMID: 30895839 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Interventional Neuroradiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Interv Neuroradiol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: This study adds an attempt for treatment ranking of both efficacy and safety outcomes. Future trials comparing directly NOACs are needed in order to provide conclusive proofs for these results and not only circumstantial evidence offered by a network meta-analysis. PMID: 30896311 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal - Category: Cardiology Tags: Scand Cardiovasc J Source Type: research
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Source: Aphasiology - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Studies cite the incidence of pediatric blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVI) ranges from 0.03% to 1.3%. While motor vehicle incidents are a known high-risk mechanism, we are the first to report on American football injuries resulting in BCVI. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionsCDT seems to have similar outcomes with ST in the management of acute PE, although larger, more homogenous data are needed. In our experience, ST should be viewed as a complementary alternative for patients with contraindication for thrombolytics or severely compromised hemodynamic profile and can yield good outcomes in an otherwise highly morbid population.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Infection was an important risk factor for children with AIS in China. Infection and thrombophilia risk factors were more likely to occur in isolation. The stroke lesions commonly occurred in the basal ganglia region. PMID: 30890011 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Fetal and Pediatric Pathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Fetal Pediatr Pathol Source Type: research
Source: BMJ Comments - Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums
Condition:   Arterial Ischemic Stroke Intervention:   Sponsor:   Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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