Stroke Recovery: Does One Size Fit All?
Dr. Marsh and Dr. Llinas discuss interventions aimed at improving poststroke morbidity and quality of life. Such interventions include rehabilitation initiatives to address mood, fatigue, sleep, and cognition. Additionally, such rehabilitation initiatives should be tailored to the patient and their respective needs.
Marsh EB, Llinas R. Stroke Recovery: Does One Size Fit All? Neurology. 2018 Dec 4;91(23):1038-1039. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006608. Epub 2018 Oct 31.
Independence after Stroke: Mind over Matter.
Dr. Marsh comments on the importance of cognition for a patient's independence poststroke. Following even a minor stroke, cognition may be substantially impaired. Cognitive impairments can affect the long-term outcome of the patient and reduce quality of life.
Marsh EB, Fazekas F. Independence after Stroke: Mind over Matter. Neurology. 2018 Nov 13;91(20):903-904. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006494. Epub 2018 Oct 17.
Post TIA Stroke Risk Continues For 5 Years
Dr. Marsh provided commentary in an article in Neurology Today stating that the risk of stroke following a transient ischemic attack (TIA) continues beyond one year. She noted that the continued risk for stroke highlights the importance to continue risk factor modification strategies.
Samson, K. (2018). POST-TIA STROKE RISK CONTINuES FOR 5 YEARS. Neurology Today, 18(15), 1. doi:10.1097/01.nt.0000544501.78577.3c