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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.
http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk/simplepage.cfm?ID=1295319040

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.
http://home.hccnet.nl/g.vd.perk/ev/index.html

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.
http://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.
http://www.sirweb.org/patPub/stroke.shtml

Johns Hopkins Medicine: Mini Strokes Linked to Uric Acid Levels
Cites a study linking uric acid levels to high volumes of so-called white matter hyperintensities (WMH), which are small dead areas of the brain that occur when brain cells are deprived of oxygen.
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/Press_releases/2007/10_01a_07.html

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.
http://www.ifip.com/stroke1.htm

NHS Choices: Stroke
Provides information on this serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disturbed. Includes an animation and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, prevention and complications.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Stroke/

NHS Choices: Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
Provides information on this form of mini-stroke. Includes a short video on strokes and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Transient-ischaemic-attack/

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.
http://www.neurosurgery.pitt.edu/imageguided/neuron/index.html

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.
http://www.physiotherapy-for-strokes.co.uk/

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.
http://www.angelfire.com/fl2/projectstrokehope/

Stroke - Act F.A.S.T.
The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical help.
http://www.nhs.uk/actfast/

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

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

The New England Journal of Medicine: Stroke
From the archives of the journal, literature covering topics such as antithrombotic therapy, cerebral thrombosis, and carotid stenosis.
http://www.nejm.org/medical-research/stroke

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

WebMD Stroke Health Center
In-depth information, including symptoms, treatments, and prevention.
http://www.webmd.com/stroke/default.htm

eMedicine Health: Stroke
Consumer health resource center, providing information on the causes, symptoms, and urgent treatment of stroke.
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/stroke/article_em.htm