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Showing 1 to 15 of 193 results for stroke impact

  1. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (NG128)

    This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.

  2. Stroke rehabilitation in adults (NG236)

    This guideline covers rehabilitation after stroke for over 16s. It aims to ensure people are assessed for common problems and conditions linked to stroke, and get the care and therapy they need. It includes recommendations on the organisation and delivery of rehabilitation in hospital and the community.

  3. Atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and management (NG196)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It includes guidance on providing the best care and treatment for people with atrial fibrillation, including assessing and managing risks of stroke and bleeding.

  4. Physical activity: exercise referral schemes (PH54)

    This guideline covers exercise referral schemes for people aged 19 and older, in particular, those who are inactive or sedentary. The aim is to encourage people to be physically active.

  5. Cardiovascular disease prevention (PH25)

    This guideline covers the main risk factors linked with cardiovascular disease: poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. It aims to reduce the high incidence of cardiovascular disease. This, in turn, will help prevent other major causes of death and illness, such as type 2 diabetes and many cancers.

  6. Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (NG136)

    This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.

  7. Tinnitus: assessment and management (NG155)

    This guideline covers the assessment, investigation and management of tinnitus in primary, community and secondary care. It offers advice to healthcare professionals on supporting people presenting with tinnitus and on when to refer for specialist assessment and management.

  8. Artificial intelligence (AI)-derived software to help clinical decision making in stroke (DG57)

    Evidence-based recommendations on artificial intelligence-derived software to help clinical decision making in stroke

  9. Brain tumours (primary) and brain metastases in over 16s (NG99)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.

  10. Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

    This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

  11. Edoxaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA355)

    Evidence-based recommendations on edoxaban (Lixiana) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

  12. Apixaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA275)

    Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

  13. Subarachnoid haemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm: diagnosis and management (NG228)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and treating an aneurysmal (caused by a ruptured aneurysm) subarachnoid haemorrhage and its complications. It provides recommendations to improve diagnosis and ensure that the most effective treatments are offered. It includes guidance on follow-up care and information for people (aged 16 and over) who have had an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, their families and carers.

  14. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (TA249)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

  15. Social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions (QS132)

    This quality standard covers the planning and delivery of social care and support for older people (aged 65 and over) with multiple long-term conditions. It includes people living in their own homes, in specialist settings or in care homes, both those who receive support with funding for their social care and those who do not. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.