Tag: American Stroke Association

aha/asa secondary stroke prevention

Behavioural interventions and more holistic approach signal “paradigm shift” in latest...

In May 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) updated one of its flagship guidelines—the secondary prevention of stroke guideline—for the first...
travelling stroke team

Time is brain: Travelling stroke team enables faster treatment and better...

In a pilot programme in New York City, USA, a mobile interventional stroke team (MIST) travelled directly to patients to perform emergency stroke surgery...
primary stroke care ASA

ASA highlights value of comprehensive, patient-centred primary care after stroke

In a new scientific statement entitled “Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke”, the American Stroke Association (ASA)—a division of the American Heart Association...
aha stroke prevention guidelines

Prevention based on first stroke cause can reduce risk of subsequent...

Identifying the cause of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)—sometimes called a “mini-stroke”—can lead to specific prevention strategies to reduce the risk of...

Despite some advances, women still facing disparities when it comes to...

The continued global burden of stroke and how it disproportionately affects women are highlighted in the February issue of Stroke, according to a press release from...

Patrick Lyden receives eminent American Stroke Association Award

Patrick D Lyden, a world-renowned stroke expert who played a key role in the pivotal clinical trial leading to approval of the first proven...

Hospitals participating in Get With The Guidelines – Stroke offer higher...

A recent study reports data indicative of higher quality healthcare for hospitalised patients with ischaemic stroke at hospitals participating in the Get With The...

Viz.ai designated as American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the...

Viz.ai, an applied artificial intelligence company, has been designated as a compatible vendor for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines...

The Joint Commission, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association announce new thrombectomy...

The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organisation devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and...

American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines programme expands to UAE

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is launching its acclaimed Get With The Guidelines in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is the...