Whether a patient had an ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage, their post-event health domains are likely to be affected to a similar degree, a recent study finds.
Protocols for reducing cathether days need to reflect that removing a catheter sometimes poses more risk than continued use, authors of a new study conclude.
One of the largest studies of routinely collected patient-reported outcomes after stroke suggests that executive function and patients’ social participation need more clinical attention.
Too many patients diagnosed with cryptogenic stroke haven’t had complete workups. Prolonged rhythm monitoring can help fill the gap, but there’s a role for more thorough initial evaluation too.
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Now that Cleveland Clinic is a few years into its ambitious care path initiative, common lessons are emerging. Here’s insightful advice from two experts who helped launch care paths in the Neurological Institute.
An initiative that encourages patients to enter information on their own condition into portable tablet devices is enhancing the electronic medical record and putting big data to use.
Cleveland Clinic increasingly draws on a scalable platform developed to collect data from patients and providers as it seeks to understand what constitutes a clinically meaningful change in health status measures.