Anticoagulation Rationale in an Elderly Patient with Stroke, Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, and Antiphospholipid Syndrome: A Case Report
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Stroke in Older Adults
Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
David G Smithard, BSc, MB, MD, FRCP, FRCSLT(Hon)
Consultant in Elderly and Stroke Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Woolwich, SE18 4QH, UK;
Research Fellow, Department of Sports Science, University of Greenwich, London, SE9 2UG, UK
Research Interests: Dysphagia; frailty; care homes; stroke; swallowing rehabilitation; healthy aging
About This Topic
Although stroke is a medical problem affecting all age groups, older adults are particularly affected. Many studies fail to include very old adults and it is questionable as to whether the pharmacological management of acute stroke or interventional treatments are appropriate in the frail older people.
All papers are welcome but particularly papers in the following areas:
Access and approach to care may vary depending on race, ethnicity or where you live. Papers exploring these issues are particularly welcome.
The appropriateness and applicability of secondary prevention medication use in frail older adults.
The management of stroke in Nursing Home residents.
The attitudes of health care staff towards frail older adults affected by acute stroke.
The psychological effects of stroke in older frail adults.
Risk factor management in frail older people.
Preadmission frailty and under-nutrition and stroke.
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