Understanding strokes

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, August 2008, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2008.2.8.30856

Explaining what causes a stroke.

What is it about?

This article discusses how and why a stroke happens. It aims to encourage healthier lifestyles to reduce the risk of a stroke. A mini-glossary is provided.

Why is it important?

This is another clinical group that healthcare assistants will encounter in a working life. It is essential that they know something about the clinical conditions that they treat.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Recently, I have been amazed at how little some HCAs know about common conditions. It may be time to republish this series.

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