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New Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations module released!

The new module for Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage, 2020 Seventh Edition, is now available and published in the International Journal of Stroke 

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Young adults less likely to call an ambulance for stroke: Researchers find young women are the least likely to call 911 for stroke

A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences has found that young adults delay calling 911 and do not use ambulances to go to hospital at onset of stroke as often as older patients. Researchers also determined that young women are the least likely group to use ambulance services for stroke. Dr Patrice Lindsay, Director of Systems Change and Stroke Program, noted: “In Canada, almost five per cent of strokes occur in young adults under the age of 45 years, and 15-20 per cent occur in adults under the age of 60.”

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New Stroke Best Practices During COVID-19 Pandemic released!

New Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations module released!

Rehabilitation, Recovery and Community Participation following Stroke 2019 sixth edition has been published in the International Journal of Stroke. This includes: Part One: Rehabilitation and Recovery following Stroke and Part Two: Transitions and Community Participation following Stroke. 

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Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit: April 2-3, 2020, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, ON

Proudly hosted by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit is the only event of its kind and has become the national reference point for health professionals seeking up-to-date knowledge of women’s heart health.

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Submit your research and present your work on an international platform!

Abstract submission is open for the joint Conference of the European Stroke Organisation and World Stroke Organisation (ESO-WSO 2020) until January 15, 2020.

Vienna, Austria on 12-15 May 2020

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Preliminary program now available for the 2020 European Stroke Organization-World Stroke Organization joint conference

May 12-15, 2020 - Vienna, Austria

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Read the abstracts from the 2019 Canadian Stroke Congress published in the International Journal of Stroke

This supplement presents abstracts accepted for the 2019 Canadian Stroke Congress, including oral abstracts, digital oral posters, brag and steal presentations, and regular posters.

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Optimizing education in stroke medicine around the world.

New research from the World Stroke Organization on how to optimize stroke education.

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Heart & Stroke Science is now on Twitter! 

This is the official Heart & Stroke Science account that will feature knowledge translation, guidelines, data, research, education and advocacy.

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New Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations module released!

The 2019 Update of Mood, Cognition and Fatigue following Stroke is now available.

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In Memoriam

Heart & Stroke would like to honour the memory of Dr. Sonja Findlater

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2019 Heart and Stroke Report

(Dis)connected: How unseen links are putting us at risk

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New Heart & Stroke funded research by Garland et al. (2019) 

Effects of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health events on work and earnings: a population-based retrospective cohort study

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