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Stroke

7 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: All about stroke
Summary: The fact sheet provides information for people who are interested in learning more about stroke. It includes information on: What stroke is, how stroke can be prevented, treatment and rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke and their families. Translated versions are in audio format.

Title: Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke
Summary: 60% of people who have had a stroke will develop a swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), while around 20% will have difficulty using speech. A further 30% of all people who have had a stroke will have difficulty articulating ideas or comprehending written or spoken language (aphasia).

Title: Heart disease - how treatments can help
Summary: A guide to the causes of artery problems, how they contribute to heart disease, and how they can be treated.

Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.

Title: My Stroke Journey
Summary: A resource for stroke survivors and their carers: This workbook contains information about stroke and how stroke can impact on you and your family and friends. It provides details on hospital processes and rehabilitation, as well as information to help prepare you and your carer and family for leaving hospital.

Title: Preventing stroke: is it time to change your lifestyle?
Summary: How diet and exercise can help prevent stroke.

Title: What is a speech pathologist?
Summary: Speech pathologists study, diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speech, language, fluency and voice. People who experience difficulties swallowing food and drink safely can also be helped by a speech pathologist.

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