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Acute Stroke Toolbox
Guidelines, pathways, sample admission orders, and complementary tools, courtesy of the Brain Attack Coalition--a nonprofit alliance whose mission is to reduce the occurrence and impact of stroke.
url: www.stroke-site.org/

Ahealthyme.com: Stroke: An Animated Guide
Visual introduction to ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, revealing the fundamental processes involved in each type of "brain attack."
url: www.ahealthyme.com/topic/strokeguide

Artists Recovering from Stroke
Submit your artwork for inclusion in an online gallery, view samples from an Australian exhibition, and learn more about post-stroke conditions that may influence works of art.
url: members.iinet.net.au/~jokeeffe/

Ask the Doctor - The Stroke Rehab Forum
Interactive medical question-and-answer board covering all aspects of stroke rehabilitation. Responses are provided by medical professionals from The Comprehensive Pain and Rehabilitation Center.
url: www.medhelp.org/forums/StrokeRehab/wwwboard.html

Believe In Miracles
Online home of James Bradley, stroke survivor and author of "Elvis Was My Speech Therapist."
url: www.believeinmiracles.net

Brain Stem Stroke: Joe and Jackie
Reaching out to other families who have been affected by brain stem stroke, with a personal story of survival and links to helpful resources.
url: www.joeandjackie.homestead.com/

Depression and Stroke
National Institute of Mental Health fact sheet relating the symptoms of post-stroke depression and the importance of obtaining treatment.
url: www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depstroke.cfm

eMedicine Health: Stroke
Consumer health resource center, providing information on the causes, symptoms, and urgent treatment of stroke.
url: www.emedicinehealth.com/articles/9629-1.asp

Family Centered Community Stroke Program
An Ottawa-based study that is designed to gather information about needed community services for stroke survivors and their families.
url: www.aphasiaottawa.com/study/

General Practice Notebook: Stroke
Clinical reference on ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Covered topics include differential diagnosis, etiological determination, radiologic investigations, and management of patients within the National Service Framework.
url: www.gpnotebook.co.uk/simplepage.cfm?ID=1295319040

HealthAtoZ: Stroke
Learn how to decrease your stroke risk, and look into available treatments and questions that you should ask your physician if you've just had a stroke.
url: www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/dc/caz/neur/str...

Hobbies After a Stroke
Created by a brain-stem-stroke survivor who hopes to encourage others to get involved in recreational activities. Her post-stroke hobbies include embroidery and outings on a motorized scooter.
url: home.hccnet.nl/g.vd.perk/ev/index.html

Interact Reading Service
Providing a professional, live, interactive reading service for stroke patients in hospitals and stroke clubs in the London area.
url: www.interactreading.co.uk/

Internet Stroke Center at Washington University in St. Louis
A stroke resource for medical professionals and consumers, alike. Educational information, directories of clinical trials and stroke centers, and a calendar of major stroke conferences are among the site's many offerings.
url: www.strokecenter.org

Interventional Radiology Procedures for Treatment and Prevention of Stroke
Educational resource from the Society of Interventional Radiology. Covered procedures include intra-arterial thrombolysis, aneurysm embolization, and carotid stenting.
url: www.sirweb.org/patPub/stroke.shtml

JennyStroke.com
Online home of Jenny Broome, a young brain-stem-stroke survivor sharing perspectives on recovery.
url: www.jennystroke.com

Lou's Stroke
Link collection and personal story of Louis Albert, a survivor with diabetes and aphasia who has used assistive technology to create his site.
url: www.ifip.com/stroke1.htm

Megan's Notebook
Inspirational resource created by author and childhood stroke survivor Megan Drummond. Features essays on Megan's experiences during and after her stroke.
url: www.angelfire.com/pa2/mdrummond/

MerckSource: Stroke
Find background information about stroke--and quick links to online versions of The Merck Manual - Home Edition and Dorland's Medical Encyclopedia--through MerckSource.
url: www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_hl_adam.jspzQzpg...

Neurotransplantation for Patients with Paralysis After Stroke
Overview of the University of Pittsburgh's study of neuronal cell transplantation for the treatment of stroke. Updates on the research program are provided.
url: www.neurosurgery.pitt.edu/imageguided/neuron/index...

The New England Journal of Medicine: Stroke Collection
From the archives of the journal, literature covering topics such as antithrombotic therapy, cerebral thrombosis, and carotid stenosis.
url: content.nejm.org/cgi/collection/stroke

NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia: Stroke
Fundamental stroke information, provided at the companion site to the National Health Service's advice hotline.
url: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/en.asp?TopicID=433

NINDS Stroke Information Page
Introduction to stroke, with pointers to related fact sheets concerning symptoms, prevention, and rehabilitation. Presented by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health.
url: www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/stroke/stroke.htm

Physiotherapy for Strokes
An overview of the role of physical therapy in stroke rehabilitation, provided by Heads Up!--a specialist neurological physiotherapy practice based in Surrey, England.
url: www.physiotherapy-for-strokes.co.uk

Post Stroke Help
Articles and webcasts concerning post-stroke spasticity, uncontrollable muscle tightness or cramps that cause pain and affect movement. Created in cooperation with Healthology and supported by unrestricted educational grants from Allergan and Medtronic.
url: www.poststrokehelp.com

Project Stroke Hope
Presentation by a family hoping to help others who are affected by stroke. Offers notes on disability benefits and insurance matters, fundamental information on stroke, and links to stroke-related sites.
url: www.angelfire.com/fl2/projectstrokehope/

Separating Myth and Fact: Women and Stroke
Article exploring women's special stroke risks.
url: www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/hc/wom/life/wom...

Stroke
From the staff of the Mayo Clinic, a nine-page, consumer-oriented guide to stroke. Topics include risk factors and prevention, screening and diagnosis, treatment, and coping skills.
url: www.mayoclinic.com/health/stroke/DS00150

Stroke and Aphasia Information
Resources for stroke recovery, including home therapy tips and survivors' stories. Presented by Bungalow Software, a provider of rehabilitation programs.
url: strokesupport.com/info/stroke/default.asp

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
From the stroke specialists at Stanford University's School of Medicine, a nine-part guide featuring information about stroke types, prevention, emergency treatment, and rehabilitation.
url: strokecenter.stanford.edu/guide/

Stroke Recovery: Regaining Quality of Life
Discusses the goals of stroke recovery and rehabilitation: to improve quality of life and counteract morbidity
url: www.recovering-from-stroke.com

Stroke Survivors
Maintained by and for stroke survivors and their families to provide information about rehabilitation options, sources of support, and new equipment.
url: www.stroke-survivors.com

Stroke Survivors Canada Ottawa
Supporting affected families with information about stroke causes, acute care, rehabilitation, financial issues, local services, and Web-based resources.
url: www.strokesurvivors.ca

Stroke Survivors: The Site for Cerebellar Stroke Victims
Developed and maintained by survivor John d'Arcy to support individuals who are dealing with cerebellar stroke. Resources include his personal story, a fact sheet on the condition, a message board, and contact details for related organizations in the United Kingdom.
url: www.stroke-survivors.co.uk

StrokeGene
An international research programme, aiming to discover new treatments for stroke through a genomic approach. Funded by the European Commission.
url: www.brad.ac.uk/strokegene/

StrokeHelp.com
Workshops and video-based courses focusing on stroke rehabilitation. Presented by International Clinical Educators.
url: www.strokehelp.com/

StrokeMatters.com
Multi-lingual stroke survey, seeking respondents from Canada, Europe, and the United States. The results will be used to help advance stroke education and care internationally.
url: www.strokematters.com/

StrokePage/Slagsiden
Home to the StrokePost news pages and numerous other resources for stroke survivors and their loved ones. Content is presented in both English and Norwegian.
url: www.slagsiden.net

Stroke-TIA.org
An educational resource focusing on the prevention and treatment of stroke and transient ischemic attacks. Features articles and webcasts of interviews with medical professionals.
url: www.stroke-tia.org

Terri's Stroke Recovery
Story of stroke and continuing recovery, from the rehab unit to independent living. Written in support of other survivors who are on the "long journey back" from stroke.
url: homepages.tesco.net/~Terrihorne/MyWEBsite.htm

Transient Ischemic Attack
Information sheet on TIAs (which are also known as "mini strokes"). Published by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
url: www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/tia/tia.htm

Veritas Medicine: Stroke
Personalized trial listings, fundamental information, and treatment reviews pertaining to stroke.
url: www.veritasmedicine.com/d_index_tc.cfm?did=30&...

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