Stroke September 08


Download 128.1 Kb.
Date conversion02.06.2018
Size128.1 Kb.

Library Network


September 08

Current Awareness Bulletin

Most of the following articles are available online via the NHS Scotland eLibrary. Please use the links where provided and your ATHENS password. A complete list of available online journals and registration for ATHENS can be found at

If you would like to request print copies of any of the articles please contact your nearest library or visit the library website for further details.
Please note inter-library requests will only be done for South Glasgow NHS staff.
Please note, the articles you are accessing may be protected by copyright legislation, please contact your librarian for a copyright declaration form if you are in any doubt. Or, consult the Copyright Licensing Agency at

If you have any questions regarding this or any other library services please contact your librarian.

Compiled by C. Boulnois

Library Services Manager (South)

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Library Network

Central Library

Southern General Hospital

1345 Govan Rd

G51 4TF

0141 201 2163


1.     [Anonymous]. Nonfocal transient neurological attacks increase risk of future stroke and dementia. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2008; (SUPPL. JULY/AUG):3.

2.     Aben L, Busschbach JJV, Ponds RWHM, Ribbers GM. Memory self-efficacy and psychosocial factors in stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(8):681-683.

3.     AbuRahma AF, Stone PA, Elmore M, Flaherty SK, Armistead L, AbuRahma Z. Prospective randomized trial of ACUSEAL (gore-tex) vs finesse (hemashield) patching during carotid endarterectomy: Long-term outcome. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2008; 48(1):99-103.

4.     Ahmad F, Quinn TJ, Dawson J, Walters M. A link between lunar phase and medically unexplained stroke symptoms: An unearthly influence?. J Psychosom Res. 2008; 65(2):131-133.

5.     Alexandrov AWW. Methodologic challenges in the design and conduct of hyperacute stroke research. Aacn Adv Crit Care. 2008; 19(2):186-201.

6.     Alibiglou L, Rymer WZ, Harvey RL, Mirbagheri MM. The relation between ashworth scores and neuromechanical measurements of spasticity following stroke. .

7.     Allen D, Rixson L. How has the impact of 'care pathway technologies' on service integration in stroke care been measured and what is the strength of the evidence to support their effectiveness in this respect? Int J Evid Based Healthc. 2008; 6(1):78-110.

8.     Alon G, Levitt AF, McCarthy PA. Functional electrical stimulation (FES) may modify the poor prognosis of stroke survivors with severe motor loss of the upper extremity: A preliminary study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008; 87(8):627-636.

9.     Amarenco P. Effect of statins in stroke prevention. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2005; 16(6):614-618.

10.     Amarenco P, Benavente O. EXPRESS transient ischemic attack study: Speed the process! Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2400-2401.

11.     Arnold M, CamusJacqmin M, Stapf C, et al. Postpartum cervicocephalic artery dissection. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2377-2379.

12.     Asimakopoulou KG, Fox C, Spimpolo J, Marsh S, Skinner TC. The impact of different time frames of risk communication on type 2 diabetes patients' understanding and memory for risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. Diabetic Med. 2008; 25(7):811-817.

13.     Askim T, Indredavik B. Outcomes 12 months after a constraint induced movement therapy program were maintained for an additional year. Aust J Physiother. 2008; 54(2):141.

14.     Aziz NA, LeonardiBee J, Phillips M, Gladman JRF, Legg L, Walker MF. Therapy-based rehabilitation services for patients living at home more than one year after stroke. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008; (2).

15.     Baccini M, Paci M, Nannetti L, Biricolti C, Rinaldi LA. Scale for contraversive pushing: Cutoff scores for diagnosing "pusher behavior" and construct validity. Phys Ther. 2008; 88(8):947-955.

16.     Bahr E. Light technology augmentative communication for acute care and rehab settings. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):384-390.

17.     Ballotta E, Meneghetti G, Da Giau G, Manara R, Saladini M, Baracchini C. Carotid endarterectomy within 2 weeks of minor ischemic stroke: A prospective study. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2008; 48(3):595-600.

18.     Bednar MM. The role of sildenafil in the treatment of stroke. Current Opinion in Investigational Drugs. 2008; 9(7):754-759.

19.     Belvis R, Pagonabarraga J, Santamaria A, Kulisevsky J. Clopidogrel in secondary ischemic stroke prevention. Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery. 2008; 3(2):119-125.

20.     Blennerhassett JM, Carey LM, Matyas TA. Clinical measures of handgrip limitation relate to impaired pinch grip force control after stroke. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2008; 21(3):245-253.

21.     Bonetti D, Johnston M. Perceived control predicting the recovery of individual-specific walking behaviours following stroke: Testing psychological models and constructs. British Journal of Health Psychology. 2008; 13(3):463-478.

22.     Bulow M, Speyer R, Baijens L, Woisard V, Ekberg O. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in stroke patients with oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. Dysphagia. 2008; 23(3):302-309.

23.     Byl NN, Pitsch EA, Abrams GM. Functional outcomes can vary by dose: Learning-based sensorimotor training for patients stable poststroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(5):494-504.

24.     Calabrese EJ. Drug therapies for stroke and traumatic brain injury often display U-shaped dose responses: Occurrence, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Crit Rev Toxicol. 2008; 38(6):557-577.

25.     Calder AM. Group exercise: An initiative to improve access to physiotherapy services for people with brain injury. Nz J Physiother. 2008; 36(2):83-84.

26.     Caputi L, Carriero MR, Parati EA, et al. Postural dependency of right to left shunt: Role of contrast-enhanced transcranial doppler and its potential clinical implications. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2380-2381.

27.     Carey JR, Evans CD, Anderson DC, et al. Safety of 6-hz primed low-frequency rTMS in stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):185-192.

28.     Carvalho C, Willen C, Sunnerhagen KS. Relationship between walking function and one-legged bicyling test in subjects in the later stage post-stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(9):721-726.

29.     Chan K, Cordato DJ, Kehdi EE, Schlaphoff G, McDougall A. Endovascular treatment of an acute left middle cerebral artery 6 h post stroke in a patient presenting with dysphasia and dense right hemiplegia. Emerg Med Australas. 2008; 20(1):87-90.

30.     Chatterton H, Ewan L, Kinmond K, Haire A, Smith N, Holmes PS. Observation of meaningful activities: A case study of a personalized intervention on poststroke functional state. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2008; 32(2):97-102.

31.     Chiuve SE, Rexrode KM, Spiegelman D, Logroscino G, Manson JE, Rimm EB. Primary prevention of stroke by healthy lifestyle. Circulation. 2008; 118(9):947-954.

32.     Crosbie JH, McGoldrick MC, Lennon S, McCann SM, McDonough SM. Using virtual reality in the delivery of stroke rehabilitation: A qualitative study... rehabilitation and therapy research society fourth annual conference. Phys Ther Rev. 2008; 13(3):203.

33.     Cumming TB, Collier J, Thrift AG, Berhardt J. The effect of very early mobilization after stroke on psychological well-being. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(8):609-614.

34.     Dahl T, Cederin B, Myhre HO, Indredavik B. The prevalence of carotid artery stenosis in an unselected hospitalized stroke population. International Angiology. 2008; 27(2):142-145.

35.     Dallas MI, RoneAdams S, Echternach JL, Brass LM, Bravata DM. Dependence in prestroke mobility predicts adverse outcomes among patients with acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2298-2303.

36.     Dani KA, McCormick MT, Muir KW. Brain lesion volume and capacity for consent in stroke trials: Potential regulatory barriers to the use of surrogate markers. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2336-2340.

37.     Davidson B, Howe T, Worrall L, Hickson L, Togher L. Social participation for older people with aphasia: The impact of communication disability on friendships. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):325-340.

38.     de Abreu TT, Mateus S, Carreteiro C, Correia J. Therapeutic implications of transesophageal echocardiography after transthoracic echocardiography on acute stroke patients. Vascular Health & Risk Management. 2008; 4(1):167-172.

39.     De Bastiani R, Gabrielli M, Ubaldi E, et al. High prevalence of cag-A positive H. pylori strains in ischemic stroke: A primary care multicenter study. Helicobacter. 2008; 13(4):274-277.

40.     De Marco F, Routledge H, Lefevre T. The timing of thrombolysis for strokes complicating cardiac catheterization. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008; 52(4):317.

41.     De Witte L, Engelborghs S, Verhoeven J, De Deyn PP, Marien P. Disrupted auto-activation, dysexecutive and confabulating syndrome following bilateral thalamic and right putaminal stroke. Behavioural Neurology. 2008; 19(3):145-151.

42.     DechaumontPalacin S, Marque P.Boissezon X, CastelLacanal E, et al. Neural correlates of proprioceptive integration in the contralesional hemisphere of very impaired patients shortly after a subcortical stroke: An FMRI study. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):154-165.

43.     Delgado-Mederos R, Ribo M, Rovira A, et al. Prognostic significance of blood pressure variability after thrombolysis in adute stroke. Neurology. 2008; 71(8):552-558.

44.     Derex L, Nighoghossian N. Intracerebral haemorrhage after thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: An update. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2008; 79(10):1093-1099.

45.     Dienert H, Sacco RL, Yusuf S, et al. Effects of aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel and telmisartan on disability and cognitive function after recurrent stroke in patients with ischaemic stroke in the prevention regimen for effectively avoiding second strokes (PRoFess) trial: A double-blind active and placebo-controlled study. Lancet Neurology. 2008; 7(10):875-884.

46.     Donovan NJ, Kendall DL, Heaton SC, Kwon S, Velozo CA, Duncan PW. Conceptualizing functional cognition in stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):122-135.

47.     Dorr M, Empen K, Robinson DM, Wallaschofski H, Felix SB, Volzke H. The association of thyroid function with carotid artery plaque burden and strokes in a population-based sample from a previously iodine-deficient area. European Journal of Endocrinology. 2008; 159(2):145-152.

48.     Douglas IJ, Smeeth L. Exposure to antipsychotics and risk of stroke: Self controlled case series study. BMJ. 2008; 337(7670):616-618.

49.     Dziewas R, Warnecke T, Hamacher C, et al. Do nasogastric tubes worsen dysphagia in patients with acute stroke?. BMC Neurology. 2008; 8:28.

50.     Eames S, Hoffmann T, McKenna K, Worrall L. Community-based stroke information for clients with stroke and their carers: Is there congruency between actual and recommended practice?. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):295-306.

51.     Eaton KP, Szaflarski JP, Altaye M, et al. Reliability of fMRI for studies of language in post-stroke aphasia subjects. Neuroimage. 2008; 41(2):311-322.

52.     Eldred C, Sykes C. Psychosocial interventions for carers of survivors of stroke: A systematic review of interventions based on psychological principles and theoretical frameworks. British Journal of Health Psychology. 2008; 13(3):563-581.

53.     Enzinger C, Thimary F, Kapeller P, et al. Transient global amnesia: Diffusion-weighted imaging lesions and cerebrovascular disease. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2219-2225.

54.     Finley Caulfield A, Wijman CA. Management of acute ischemic stroke. Neurol Clin. 2008; 26(2):345-371.

55.     Finley JM, Perreault EJ, Dhaher YY. Stretch reflex coupling between the hip and knee: Implications for impaired gait following stroke. Experimental Brain Research. 2008; 188(4):529-540.

56.     Fisher M. Stroke and TIA: Epidemiology, risk factors, and the need for early intervention. Am J Manag Care. 2008; 14(6 Suppl 2):S204-11.

57.     Fosbol EL, Thune JJ, Kelbaeaek H, et al. Long-term outcome of primary angioplasty compared with fibrinolysis across age groups: A danish multicenter randomized study on fibrinolytic therapy versus acute coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction (DANAMI-2) substudy. Am Heart J. 2008; 156(2):391-396.

58.     Galvin R, Murphy B, Cusack T, Stokes E. The impact of increased duration of exercise therapy on functional recovery following stroke - what is the evidence?. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):365-377.

59.     Ginsberg MD. Neuroprotection for ischemic stroke: Past, present and future. Neuropharmacology. 2008; 55(3):363-389.

60.     Glymour MM, DeFries TB, Kawachi I, Avendano M. Spousal smoking and incidence of first stroke. the health and retirement study. Am J Prev Med. 2008; 35(3):245-248.

61.     Goldacre MJ, Duncan M, Griffith M, Rothwell PM. Mortality rates for stroke in england from 1979 to 2004: Trends, diagnostic precision, and artifacts. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2197-2203.

62.     Grond-Ginsbach C, Hummel M, Wiest T, et al. Gene expression in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells upon acute ischemic stroke. J Neurol. 2008; 255(5):723-731.

63.     Hacke W, Kaste M, Bluhmki E, et al. Thrombolysis with alteplase 3 to 4.5 hours after acute ischemic stroke. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359(13):1317-1329.

64.     HaferMacko CE, Ryan AS, Ivey FM, Macko RF. Skeletal muscle changes after hemiparetic stroke and potential beneficial effects of exercise intervention strategies. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(2):261-272.

65.     Hagg M, Olgarsson M, Anniko M. Reliable lip force measurement in healthy controls and in patients with stroke: A methodologic study. Dysphagia. 2008; 23(3):291-296.

66.     Hamon M, Baron JC, Viader F, Hamon M. Periprocedural stroke and cardiac catheterization. Circulation. 2008; 118(6):678-683.

67.     Han CE, Arbib MA, Schweighofer N. Stroke rehabilitation reaches a threshold. PLoS Computational Biology. 2008; 4(8):Arte Number: e1000133. ate of Pubaton: Aug 2008.

68.     Han MK, Kim SH, Ko SB, et al. Combined intravenous and intraarterial revascularization therapy using MRI perfusion/diffusion mismatch selection for acute ischemic stroke at 3-6 h after symptom onset. Neurocritical Care. 2008; 8(3):353-359.

69.     Harms H, Prass K, Meisel C, et al. Preventive antibacterial therapy in acute ischemic stroke: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource]. 2008; 3(5):e2158.

70.     Henderson GR, Mead GE, van Dijke ML, Ramsay S, McDowall, Dennis M. Use of statistical process control charts in stroke medicine to determine if clinical evidence and changes in service delivery were associated with improvements in the quality of care. Qual Saf Health Care. 2008; 17(4):301-306.

71.     Hesketh A, Long A, Patchick E, Lee J, Bowen A. The reliability of rating conversation as a measure of functional communication following stroke. Aphasiology. 2008; 22(9):970-984.

72.     Heuschmann PU, Grieve AP, Toschke AM, Rudd AG, Wolfe CD. Ethnic group disparities in 10-year trends in stroke incidence and vascular risk factors: The south london stroke register (SLSR). Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2204-2210.

73.     Hidler J, Hamm LF, Lichy A, Groah SL. Automating activity-based interventions: The role of robotics. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(2):337-344.

74.     Hinkle JL, Smith R, Revere K. A comparison of stroke risk factors in women with and without disabling conditions. Rehabil Nurs. 2008; 33(4):178-183.

75.     Hoffmann T, Bennett S, McKenna K, Green-Hill J, McCluskey A, Tooth L. Interventions for stroke rehabilitation: Analysis of the research contained in the OTseeker evidence database. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):341-350.

76.     Hopwood V, Lewith G, Prescott P, Campbell MJ. Evaluating the efficacy of acupuncture in defined aspects of stroke recovery: A randomised, placebo controlled single blind study. J Neurol. 2008; 255(6):858-866.

77.     Hylek EM. Contra: 'warfarin should be the drug of choice for thromboprophylaxis in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation'. caveats regarding use of oral anticoagulant therapy among elderly patients with atrial fibrillation. Thrombosis & Haemostasis. 2008; 100(1):16-17.

78.     Iwanowski P, Budaj A, Czlonkowska A, et al. Informed consent for clinical trials in acute coronary syndromes and stroke following the european clinical trials directive: Investigators' experiences and attitudes. .

79.     Jackson BM, English SJ, Fairman RM, Karmacharya J, Carpenter JP, Woo EY. Carotid artery stenting: Identification of risk factors for poor outcomes. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2008; 48(1):74-79.

80.     Jenkins PO, Turner MR, Jenkins PF. What is the place of thrombolysis in acute stroke? A review of the literature and a current perspective. Clinical Medicine, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London. 2008; 8(3):253-258.

81.     Jones F, Partridge C, Reid F. The stroke self-efficacy questionnaire: Measuring individual confidence in functional performance after stroke. J Clin Nurs. 2008; 17(7B):244-252.

82.     Kang YJ, Ku J, Han K, et al. Development and clinical trial of virtual reality-based cognitive assessment in people with stroke: Preliminary study. Cyberpsychology & Behavior. 2008; 11(3):329-339.

83.     Kastrup A, Groschel K, Ringer TM, et al. Early disruption of the blood-brain barrier after thrombolytic therapy predicts hemorrhage in patients with acute stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2385-2387.

84.     Kato H, Shimosegawa E, Oku N, et al. Cerebral hemodynamics and oxygen metabolism in patients with moyamoya syndrome associated with atherosclerotic steno-occlusive arterial lesions. Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2008; 26(1):9-15.

85.     Kendall J. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke: A new challenge for emergency medicine. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2008; 25(8):471-475.

86.     Kim S-, Choi SH, Song EC, Rha J-, Kim SR, Park HC. Spinal subdural hematoma following tissue plasminogen activator treatment for acute ischemic stroke. J Neurol Sci. 2008; 273(1-2):139-141.

87.     Kimura K, Iguchi Y, Shibazaki K, et al. Large ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging done before intravenous tissue plasminogen activator thrombolysis predicts a poor outcome in patients with acute stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2388-2391.

88.     Kirshner HS. Therapeutic interventions for prevention of recurrent ischemic stroke. Am J Manag Care. 2008; 14(6 Suppl 2):S212-26.

89.     Kleindorfer D, Miller R, SailorSmith S, Moomaw CJ, Khoury J, Frankel M. The challenges of community-based research: The beauty shop stroke education project. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2331-2335.

90.     Knecht S, Oelschlager C, Duning T, et al. Atrial fibrillation in stroke-free patients is associated with memory impairment and hippocampal atrophy. Eur Heart J. 2008; 29(17):2125-2132.

91.     Kucukarabaci B, Gunes HV, Ozdemir G, et al. Investigation of association between plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 (PAI-1) gene 4G/5G polymorphism frequency and plasma PAI-1 enzyme activity in patients with acute stroke. Genet Test. 2008; 12(3):443-451.

92.     Kutlu G, Gomceli YB, Unal Y, Inan LE. Levetiracetam monotherapy for late poststroke seizures in the elderly. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2008; 13(3):542-544.

93.     Kwakkel G, Kollen BJ, Krebs HI. Effects of robot-assisted therapy on upper limb recovery after stroke: A systematic review. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):111-121.

94.     Lamb M, Buchanan D, Godfrey CM, Harrison MB, Oakley P. The psychosocial spiritual experience of elderly individuals recovering from stroke: A systematic review. Int J Evid Based Healthc. 2008; 6(2):173-205.

95.     Lang CE, Edwards DF, Birkenmeier RL, Dromerick AW. Estimating minimal clinically important differences of upper-extremity measures early after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2008; 89(9):1693-1700.

96.     Laska AC, Kahan T, Hellblom A, Murray V, Von Arbin M. Design and methods of a randomized controlled trial on early speech and language therapy in patients with acute stroke and aphasia. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):256-261.

97.     Lasserson DS, Chandratheva A, Giles MF, Mant D, Rothwell PM. Influence of general practice opening hours in delay in seeking medical attention after transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and minor stroke: Prospective population based study. BMJ. 2008; 337(7673):795-798.

98.     Lazzaro MA, Prabhakaran S. Induced hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2008; 17(8):1161-1174.

99.     Lee ACK, Tang SW, Yu GKK, Cheung RTF. The smiley as a simple screening tool for depression after stroke: A preliminary study. Int J Nurs Stud. 2008; 45(7):1081-1089.

100.     Lee BH, Kim EJ, Ku BD, et al. Cognitive impairments in patients with hemispatial neglect from acute right hemisphere stroke. Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology. 2008; 21(2):73-76.

101.     Lee KB, Oh HG, Roh H, Ahn MY. Can we discriminate stroke mechanisms by analyzing the infarct patterns in the striatocapsular region?. Eur Neurol. 2008; 60(2):79-84.

102.     Lee SJ, Lee KS, An JY, et al. The lesion patterns and mechanisms of ischemic stroke contralateral to the internal carotid artery occlusive disease. Eur Neurol. 2008; 60(1):27-31.

103.     Leonard C, Rochon E, Laird L. Treating naming impairments in aphasia: Findings from a phonological components analysis treatment. Aphasiology. 2008; 22(9):923-947.

104.     Levack WMM, Dean SG, McPherson KM, Siegert RJ. Navigating the borderlands of patient-centred goal planning: A grounded theory investigation. Nz J Physiother. 2008; 36(2):87.

105.     Li C, Hedblad B, Rosvall M, Buchwald F, Khan FA, Engstrom G. Stroke incidence, recurrence, and case-fatality in relation to socioeconomic position: A population-based study of middle-aged swedish men and women. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2191-2196.

106.     Lingsma HF, Dippel DWJ, Hoeks SE, et al. Variation between hospitals in patient outcome after stroke is only partly explained by differences in quality of care: Results from the netherlands stroke survey. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2008; 79(8):888-894.

107.     Lip GYH. Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, stroke risk and thromboprophylaxis. Thromb Haemost. 2008; 100(1):11-13.

108.     Liu G, Fang L, Hjelmstrom P, Gao X. Enhanced plasma levels of LIGHT in patients with acute atherothrombotic stroke. Acta Neurologicia Scandinavica. 2008; 118(3):256-259.

109.     Liu J, Drutz C, Kumar R, et al. Use of the six-minute walk test poststroke: Is there a practice effect. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2008; 89(9):1686-1692.

110.     Liu E, Rivers PA, Sarvela PD. Does increasing cigarette excise tax improve people's health? the cases of heart attacks and stroke. J Health Care Financ. 2008; 34(3):91-109.

111.     Lu W, Wang C, Lin J, Sheu C, Hsieh C. The minimal detectable change of the simplified stroke rehabilitation assessment of movement measure. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(8):615-619.

112.     Lu J, Zhang M, Chen J, Li K. Three-dimensional perfused blood volume in hyperacute stroke using 64-section MSCT. Clin Radiol. 2008; 63(9):1051-1056.

113.     Lummis HL, Sketris IS, Gubitz GJ, Joffres MR, Flowerdew GJ. Medication persistence rates and factors associated with persistence in patients following stroke: A cohort study. BMC Neurology. 2008; 8:25.

114.     Ma R, Wang C, Zhao X, et al. A survey on compliance with secondary stroke prevention guidelines and follow up for the inpatients with atherosclerotic cerebral infarction/transient ischemic attack. Neurol Res. 2008; 30(4):383-388.

115.     Maasz A, Kisfali P, Jaromi L, et al. Apolipoprotein A5 gene IVS3+G476A allelic variant confers susceptibility for development of ischemic stroke. Circulation Journal. 2008; 72(7):1065-1070.

116.     Maasz A, Kisfali P, Szolnoki Z, Hadarits F, Melegh B. Apolipoprotein A5 gene C56G variant confers risk for the development of large-vessel associated ischemic stroke. J Neurol. 2008; 255(5):649-654.

117.     Macko RF, Hidler J. Guest editorial. exercise after stroke and spinal cord injury: Common biological mechanisms and physiological targets of training. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(2):vii-ix.

118.     Mandava P, Thiagarajan P, Kent TA. Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists in acute ischaemic stroke: Current status and future directions. Drugs. 2008; 68(8):1019-1028.

119.     Mangset M, Forde R, Wyller TB. "We're just sick people, nothing else" ... factors contributing to elderly stroke patients' satisfaction with rehabilitation. Clinical Rehabilitation. 2008; 22(9):825-835.

120.     Mansueti L, De Frias CM, Bub D, Dixon RA. Exploring cognitive effects of self reported mild stroke in older adults: Selective but robust effects on story memory. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition. 2008; 15(5):545-573.

121.     Mar J, Sainz-Ezkerra M, Miranda-Serrano E. Calculation of prevalence with markov models: Budget impact analysis of thrombolysis for stroke. Medical Decision Making. 2008; 28(4):481-490.

122.     Marques CHD, De Rosso ALZ, Andre C. Bedside assessment of swallowing in stroke: Water tests are not enough. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):378-383.

123.     Marshall RS, Ferrera JJ, Barnes A, et al. Brain activity associated with stimulation therapy of the visual borderzone in hemianopic stroke patients. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):136-144.

124.     Martin-Schild S, Hallevi H, Albright KC, et al. Aggressive blood pressure-lowering treatment before intravenous tissue plasinogen activator therapy in acute ischemic stroke. Archives of Neurology. 2008; 65(9):1174-1178.

125.     McGregor L, Hale LA. Management of balance impairment, guided by the balance evaluation-systems test, in a patient following cerebellar infarct: A case report. Nz J Physiother. 2008; 36(2):88.

126.     McKenzie MJ, Yu S, Macko RF, McLenithan JC, HaferMacko CE. Human genome comparison of paretic and nonparetic vastus lateralis muscle in patients with hemiparetic stroke. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(2):273-281.

127.     Mehan R, MacKenzie M, Brock K. Skilled transfer training in stoke rehabilitation: A review of use and safety. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(9):382-389.

128.     Metzger R, Schulz M, Neugebauer A, et al. Long gap esophageal atresia and arterial circle of willis variant leading to ischemic stroke during gastric transposition. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2008; 18(2):121-122.

129.     Mitchell GK, Brown RM, Erikssen L, Tieman JJ. Multidisciplinary care planning in the primary care management of completed stroke: A systematic review. BMC Family Practice. 2008; 9:44.

130.     Modisane MR, Stewart A, Riley M. The effect of a knee brace on gait parameters of hypertonic hemiplegic patients. S Afr J Physiother. 2008; 64(2):43-47.

131.     Molloy GJ, Johnston M, Johnston DW, et al. Spousal caregiver confidence and recovery from ambulatory activity limitations in stroke survivors. Health Psychology. 2008; 27(2):286-290.

132.     Montaner J, PereaGainza M, Delgado P, et al. Etiologic diagnosis of ischemic stroke subtypes with plasma biomarkers. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2280-2287.

133.     Morris JH, van Wijck F, Joice S, Ogston SA, Cole I, MacWalter RS. A comparison of bilateral and unilateral upper-limb task training in early poststroke rehabilitation: A randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008; 89(7):1237-1245.

134.     Nadareishvili Z, Michaud K, Hallenbeck JM, Wolfe F. Cardiovascular, rheumatologic, and pharmacologic predictors of stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A nested, case-control study. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2008; 59(8):1090-1096.

135.     Natsume O. Detrusor contractility and overactive bladder in patients with cerebrovascular accident. International Journal of Urology. 2008; 15(6):505-510.

136.     Nazliel B, Starkman S, Liebeskind DS, et al. A brief prehospital stroke severity scale identifies ischemic stroke patients harboring persisting large arterial occlusions. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2264-2267.

137.     NguyenOghalai TU, Wu H, McNearney TA, Granger CV, Ottenbacher KJ. Functional outcome after stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum (Arthritis Care Res). 2008; 59(7):984-988.

138.     Ochi A, Morioka S, Kataoka Y, Tabaoka H. Stroke patients' perception of an inclined sitting support surface: A comparison between visual and proprioceptive inputs. J Phys Ther Sci. 2008; 20(1):45-49.

139.     O'Donnell MJ, Kapral MK, Fang J, et al. Gastrointestinal bleeding after acute ischemic stroke. 2008. 71; 9(650):655.

140.     O'Donnell ME, Lam TI, Tran L, Anderson SE. The role of the blood-brain barrier na-K-2Cl cotransporter in stroke. Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology. 2004; 559:67-75.

141.     Olanrewaju O. Relationship between motor function and functional ambulation in home dwelling stroke survivors... rehabilitation and therapy research society fourth annual conference. Phys Ther Rev. 2008; 13(3):210.

142.     Olivot JM, Mlynash M, Thijs VN, et al. Relationships between infarct growth, clinical outcome, and early recanalization in diffusion and perfusion imaging for understanding stroke evolution (DEFUSE). Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2257-2263.

143.     Oto J, Suzue A, Inui D, et al. Plasma proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine and catecholamine concentrations as predictors of neurological outcome in acute stroke patients. Journal of Anesthesia. 2008; 22(3):207-212.

144.     Ovbiagele B, Starkman S, Teal P, et al. Serum calcium as prognosticator in ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2231-2236.

145.     Paciaroni M, Agnelli G, Corea F, et al. Early hemorrhagic transformation of brain infarction: Rate, predictive factors, and influence on clinical outcome: Results of a prospective multicenter study. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2249-2256.

146.     Pak S, Patten C. Strengthening to promote functional recovery poststroke: An evidence-based review. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):177-199.

147.     Paolucci S, Bragoni M, Coiro P, et al. Quantification of the probability of reaching mobility independence at discharge from a rehabilitation hospital in nonwalking early ischemic stroke patients: A multivariate study. Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2008; 26(1):16-22.

148.     Perennou DA, Mazibrada G, Chauvineau V, et al. Lateropulsion, pushing adn verticality perception in hemisphere stroke: A casual relationship. Brain. 2008; 131(9):2401-2413.

149.     Perlstein TS, Pande RL, Creager MA, Weuve J, Beckman JA. Serum total bilirubin level, prevalent stroke, and stroke outcomes: NHANES 1999-2004. Am J Med. 2008; 121(9):781-788.e1.

150.     Perren F, Loulidi J, Poglia D, Landis T, Sztajzel R. Microbubble potentiated transcranial duplex ultrasound enhances IV thrombolysis in acute stroke. Journal of Thrombosis & Thrombolysis. 2008; 25(2):219-223.

151.     Perrin PB, Heesacker M, Stidham, Rittman MR, GonzalezRothi LJ. Structural equation modeling of the relationship between caregiver psychosocial variables and functioning of individuals with stroke. Rehabil Psychol. 2008; 53(1):54-62.

152.     Pierce LL, Steiner V, Havens H, Tormoehlen K. Spirituality expressed by caregivers of stroke survivors. West J Nurs Res. 2008; 30(5):606-619.

153.     Poppe AY, Hill. Acute ischaemic stroke in patients aged 80 years and older: Focus on the tolerability of thrombolytic agents. Drugs Aging. 2008; 25(2):95-103.

154.     Pujadas R, Arboix A, Anguera N, Rafel J, Sagues F, Casanas R. Mitral annular calcification as a marker of complex aortic atheroma in patients with stroke of uncertain etiology. Echocardiography. 2008; 25(2):124-132.

155.     Rapp JH, Pan XM, Neumann M, Hong M, Hollenbeck K, Liu J. Microemboli composed of cholesterol crystals disrupt the blood-brain barrier and reduce cognition. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2354-2361.

156.     Reeves MJ, Bushnell CD, Howard G, et al. Sex differences in stroke : Epidemiology, clinical presentation, medical care and outcomes. Lancet Neurology. 2008; 7(10):915-926.

157.     Regnaux JP, Pradon D, Roche N, Robertson J, Bussel B, Dobkin B. Effects of loading the unaffected limb for one session of locomotor training on laboratory measures of gait in stroke. Clin Biomech. 2008; 23(6):762-768.

158.     Richards L, Senesac C, McGuirk T, et al. Response to intensive upper extremity therapy by individuals with ataxia from stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):262-271.

159.     Richards LG, Senesac CR, Davis SB, Woodbury ML, Nadeau SE. Bilateral arm training with rhythmic auditory cueing in chronic stroke: Not always efficacious. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):180-184.

160.     Romero JR, Morris J, Pikula A. Stroke prevention: Modifying risk factors. Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease. 2008; 2(4):287-303.

161.     Roquer J, Rodriguez-Campello A, Gomis M, et al. Acute stroke unit care and early neurological deterioration in ischemic stroke. J Neurol. 2008; 255(7):1012-1017.

162.     Rosser N, Heuschmann P, Wersching H, Breitenstein C, Knecht S, Floel A. Levodopa imporves procedural motor learning in chronic stroke patients. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2008; 89(9):1633-1641.

163.     Rost NS, Smith EE, Chang Y, et al. Prediction of functional outcome in patients with primary intracerebral hemorrhage: The FUNC score. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2304-2309.

164.     Sabari J, Lim A, Durhan M, Chu J, Cesaire N. Developing a new scoring hierarchy for hand items on the motor assessment scale for stroke. Phys Disabil Spec Interest Sect Q. 2008; 31(2):1-4.

165.     Sacco RL, Diener H, Yusuf S, et al. Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel for recurrent stroke. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359(12):1238-1251.

166.     Salter K, Hellings C, Foley N, Teasell R. The experience of living with stroke: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(8):593-602.

167.     Salter KL, Moses MB, Foley NC, Teasell RW. Health-related quality of life after stroke: What are we measuring? Int J Rehabil Res. 2008; 31(2):111-117.

168.     Saposnik G. Cote R. Phillips S. Gubitz G. Bayer N. Minuk J. Black S. Stroke Outcome Research Canada (SORCan) Working Group. Stroke outcome in those over 80: A multicenter cohort study across canada. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2310-2317.

169.     Saposnik G. Hill MD. O'Donnell M. Fang J. Hachinski V. Kapral MK. Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network for the Stroke Outcome Research Canada (SORCan) Working Group. Variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year fatality after ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2318-2324.

170.     Sawaki L, Butler AJ, Leng X, et al. Constraint-induced movement therapy results in increased motor map area in subjects 3 to 9 months after stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(5):505-513.

171.     Segall L, Oprisiu R, Fournier A, Covic A. Antihypertensive treatment and stroke prevention in patients with and without chronic kidney disease: A review of controlled trials. J Nephrol. 2008; 21(3):374-383.

172.     Shenhar-Tsarfaty S, Assayag EB, Bova I, et al. Early signaling of inflammation in acute ischemic stroke: Clinical and rheological implications. Thromb Res. 2008; 122(2):167-173.

173.     Shin HK, Cho SH, Jeon H-, et al. Cortical effect and functional recovery by the electromyography-triggered neuromuscular stimulation in chronic stroke patients. Neurosci Lett. 2008; 442(3):174-179.

174.     Sibley KM, Tang A, Brooks D, Brown DA, McIlroy WE. Feasibility of adapted aerobic cycle ergometry tasks to encourage paretic limb use after stroke: A case series. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2008; 32(2):80-87.

175.     Siemonsen S, Fitting T, Thomalla G, et al. T2' imaging predicts infarct growth beyond the acute diffusion-weighted imaging lesion in acute stroke. Radiology. 2008; 248(3):979-986.

176.     Signal NEJ, Taylor D, McNair PJ. The relationship between voluntary activation, strength and physical function in people with stroke. Nz J Physiother. 2008; 36(2):92.

177.     Silva AC, Fabio SR, Dantas RO. A scintigraphic study of oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal transit in patients with stroke. Dysphagia. 2008; 23(2):165-171.

178.     Simmons L, Sharma N, Baron J-, Pomeroy VM. Motor imagery to enhance recovery after subcortical stroke: Who might benefit, daily dose, and potential effects. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(5):458-467.

179.     Simundic A-, Nikolac N, Topic E, Basic-Kes V, Demarin V. Are serum lipids measured on stroke admission prognostic?. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 2008; 46(8):1163-1167.

180.     Skidmore ER, Koenig KL, Munin MC, et al. Do clinical rehabilitation education programs really improve stroke-related knowledge? Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008; 87(8):637-641.

181.     Song R, Tong K-, Hu X, Li L. Assistive control system using continuous myoelectric signal in robot-aided arm training for patients after stroke. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 2008; 16(4):371-379.

182.     Steinbauer MGM, Pfister K, Greindl M, et al. Alert for increased long-term follow-up after carotid artery stenting: Results of a prospective, randomized, single-center trial of carotid artery stenting vs carotid endarterectomy. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2008; 48(1):93-98.

183.     Stuart M, Chard S, Roettger S. Exercise for chronic stroke survivors: A policy perspective. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008; 45(2):329-335.

184.     Sturgeon JD, Folsom AR, Longstreth WT J, Shahar E, Rosamond WD, Cushman M. Hemostatic and inflammatory risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in a pooled cohort. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2268-2273.

185.     Sullivan JE, Hedman LD. Sensory dysfunction following stroke: Incidence, significance, examination, and intervention. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):200-217.

186.     Sullivan JE, Hedman LD. Sensory dysfunction following stroke: Incidence, significance, examination, and intervention. Top Stroke Rehabil. 2008; 15(3):200-217.

187.     Sun X, Ellis J, Satler L, Hill PC. PFO closure failure with amplatzer: A patient with concomitant multiple stroke risk factors. J Card Surg. 2008; 23(5):576-578.

188.     Swayne OBC, Rothwell JC, Ward NS, Greenwood RJ. Stages of motor output reorganization after hemispheric stroke suggested by longitudinal studies of cortical physiology. Cerebral Cortex. 2008; 18(8):1909-1922.

189.     Szecsi J, Krewer C, Muller F, Straube A. Functional electrical stimulation assisted cycling of patients with subacute stroke: Kinetic and kinematic analysis. Clin Biomech. 2008; 23(8):1086-1094.

190.     Tafti MA, Cramer SC, Gupta R. Orthopaedic management of the upper extremity of stroke patients. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008; 16(8):462-470.

191.     Tan T-, Chen T-. Detection of microembolic signals using power M-mode doppler sonography in acute stroke patients with intracranial artery stenosis. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. 2008; 36(7):422-426.

192.     Tarkka IM, Kononen M, Pitkanen K, Sivenius J, Mervaala E. Alterations in cortical excitability in chronic stroke after constraint-induced movement therapy. Neurol Res. 2008; 30(5):504-510.

193.     Thanvi B, Treadwell S, Robinson T. Early neurological deterioration in acute ischaemic stroke: Predictors, mechanisms and management. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2008; 84(994):412-417.

194.     Theiss W, Hermanek P, Mathias K, et al. Predictors of death and stroke after carotid angioplasty and stenting: A subgroup analysis of the pro-CAS data. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2325-2330.

195.     Tilson JK, Settle SM, Sullivan KJ. Application of evidence-based practice strategies: Current trends in walking recovery interventions poststroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):227-246.

196.     Toivanen S. Job control and the risk of incident stroke in the working population in sweden. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2008; 34(1):40-47.

197.     Toumpoulis IK, Anagnostopoulos CE, Chamogeorgakis TP, et al. Impact of early and delayed stroke on in-hospital and long-term mortality after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2008; 102(4):411-417.

198.     Trompet S, de Craen AJM, Slagboom P, et al. Lymphotoxin-alpha C804A polymorphism is a risk factor for stroke. the PROSPER study. Exp Gerontol. 2008; 43(8):801-805.

199.     Tyson SF, Hanley M, Chillala J, Selley AB, Tallis RC. Sensory loss in hospital-admitted people with stroke: Characteristics, associated factors, and relationship with function. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):166-172.

200.     Umer Usman MH, Raza S, Ezekowitz M. Advancement in antithrombotics for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 2008; 22(2):129-137.

201.     Unsworth CA. Using the australian therapy outcome measures for occupational therapy (AusTOMs-OT) to measure outcomes for clients following stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(4):351-364.

202.     Urrutia VC, Wityk RJ. Blood pressure management in acute stroke. Neurol Clin. 2008; 26(2):565-583.

203.     Vajpayee A, Kalita J, Misra UK. Nutritional deficiency in stroke patients results in poor outcome. e-SPEN. 2008; 3(4):e142-e146.

204.     Valham F, Mooe T, Rabben T, Stenlund H, Wiklund U, Franklin KA. Increased risk of stroke in patients with coronary artery disease and sleep apnea: A 10-year follow-up. Circulation. 2008; 118(9):955-960.

205.     Van Puymbroeck M, Hinojosa MS, Rittman MR. Influence of sense of coherence on caregiver burden and depressive symptoms at 12 months poststroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):272-282.

206.     Vanhook P, Richmond T. Inside case management. postacute levels of care for stroke survivors: A tool for referral. Prof Case Manage. 2008; 13(4):236-239.

207.     Verheyden G, Nieuwboer A.Wit L, Thijs V, et al. Time course of trunk, arm, leg, and functional recovery after ischemic stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(2):173-179.

208.     Vickery CD, Sherer M, Evans CC, Gontkovsky ST, Lee JE. The relationship between self-esteem and functional outcome in the acute stroke-rehabilitation setting. Rehabil Psychol. 2008; 53(1):101-109.

209.     Vidoni ED, Tull A, Kluding P. Use of three gait-training strategies in an individual with multiple, chronic strokes. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. 2008; 32(2):88-96.

210.     Weikert C, Westphal S, Berger K, et al. Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2008; 93(7):2647-2653.

211.     Weisscher N, Vermeulen M, Roos YB, De Haan RJ. What should be defined as good outcome in stroke trials; A modified rankin score of 0-1 or 0-2?. J Neurol. 2008; 255(6):867-874.

212.     Welmer A, Holqvist LW, Sommerfeld DK. Limited fine hand use after stroke and its association with other disabilities. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 40(8):603-608.

213.     Welsh P, Lowe GD, Chalmers J, et al. Associations of proinflammatory cytokines with the risk of recurrent stroke. Stroke. 2008; 39(8):2226-2230.

214.     White JH, Magin P, Attia J, Pollack MR, Sturm J, Levi CR. Exploring poststroke mood changes in community-dwelling stroke survivors: A qualitative study. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2008; 89(9):1701-1707.

215.     Wing K, Lynskey JV, Bosch PR. Whole-body intensive rehabilitation is feasible and effective in chronic stroke survivors: A retrospective data analysis. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2008; 15(3):247-255.

216.     Wintermark M, Arora S, Tong E, et al. Carotid plaque computed tomography imaging in stroke and nonstroke patients. Annals of Neurology. 2008; 64(2):149-157.

217.     Xue J, Gao P, Wang X, Liao X, Wang Y, Wang Y. Ischemic lesion typing on computed tomography perfusion and computed tomography angiography in hyperacute ischemic stroke: A preliminary study. Neurol Res. 2008; 30(4):337-340.

218.     Yan F, Zhang D, Xu H, Guo H. Risk factors for fever in critically ill patients with acute new-onset stroke. Neurol Res. 2008; 30(4):394-399.

219.     Yang X, So WY, Ma RC, et al. Thresholds of risk factors for ischemic stroke in type 2 diabetic patients with and without albuminuria: A non-linear approach. Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery. 2008; 110(7):701-709.

220.     Yang Y-, Tsai M-, Chuang T-, Sung W-, Wang R-. Virtual reality-based training improves community ambulation in individuals with stroke: A randomized controlled trial. Gait and Posture. 2008; 28(2):201-206.

221.     Yelnik AP, Le Breton F, Colle FM, et al. Rehabilitation of balance after stroke with multisensorial training: A single-blind randomized controlled study. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2008; 22(5):468-476.

222.     Youn SW, Kim JH, Weon YC, Kim SH, Han MK, Bae HJ. Perfusion CT of the brain using 40-mm-wide detector and toggling table technique for initial imaging of acute stroke. AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology. 2008; 191(3):W120-6.

223.     Young AJ, Rogers A, Addington-Hall JM. The quality and adequacy of care received at home in the last 3 months of life by people who died following a stroke: A retrospective survey of surviving family and friends using the views of informal carers evaluation of services questionnaire. Health & Social Care in the Community. 2008; 16(4):419-428.

224.     Yusuf S, Diener H, Sacco RL, et al. Telmisartan to prevent recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359(12):1225-1237.

225.     Zhang RL, Zhang ZG, Chopp M. Ischemic stroke and neurogenesis in the subventricular zone. Neuropharmacology. 2008; 55(3):345-352.

226.     Zheng H, Liu L, Sun H, et al. Prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis and adherence to guideline recommendations among inpatients with acute stroke: Results from a multicenter observational longitudinal study in china. Neurol Res. 2008; 30(4):370-376.

If you would like to receive additional bulletin, please tick the bulletins you would like to receive, ensure your name and address are on the front cover and return to the library address given overleaf.


 Healthcare Associated Infection

 Allied Health Professionals

 Healthy Heart

 Alzheimer’s disease


 Ambulatory care

 Lung Cancer


 Medicine for the Elderly


 Multiple Sclerosis


 Neonatal Nursing and Midwifery

 Cancer: Pain

 New Books

 Cancer Supportive Care

 New Books (all sites & Nursing)


 New Nurse

 Child Protection


 Clinical Governance


 Community Child Health

 Paediatric Anaesthesia & Pain

 Community Nursing

 Paediatric Oncology Nursing


 Paediatric Physiotherapy

 Coronary Intensive and High Dependency Care

 Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

 Corporate Services

 Parkinson’s disease

 Day surgery


 Dental Care Professionals

 Prevention & Treatment of Alcohol & Drug Abuse (Nursing)


 Primary Care Mental Health

 Digestive Diseases


 Elderly Care Bulletin (Nursing)



 School nurses


 Speech and Language Therapy

 Gynaecologic Oncology

 Spinal Injuries

 Head Injury

 Stroke (North Glasgow)

 Health Promotion

 Stroke (South Glasgow)

 Training, education and Management (Nursing)

How to Access Electronic Articles

Many of the articles in this bulletin will be available online at the NHS Scotland eLibrary

  1. Go to the NHS Scotland eLibrary

  2. Click on Journals

  3. Type in the journal title and click search.

  4. Click on the appropriate title, then select the supplier you wish to use.

  5. Put in your Athens password at the “Athens login” link.

  6. Select the correct year, volume, issue and page number for the article you want.

Please note, the articles you are accessing may be protected by copyright legislation, please contact your librarian for a copyright declaration form if you are in any doubt. Or, consult the Copyright Licensing Agency at

If you have any questions regarding this or any other library services please contact your librarian.

Compiled by C. Boulnois

Library Services Manager

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Library Network

Central Library

Southern General Hospital

1345 Govan Rd


G51 4TF

0141 201 2163

Current Awareness Bulletins provided by NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Library Network are a selection of current articles and not intended to be exhaustive.


The database is protected by copyright © 2017
send message

    Main page