Prev Chronic Dis 2008 Apr 15;5(2):A49. Epub 2008 Mar 15.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington St, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108, USA.
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J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Oct 4;23(9):2372-7. Epub 2014 Sep 4.
Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan.
Background: There are few studies of stroke education suitable for multidisciplinary medical personnel. A reorganization of the management of acute stroke and stroke education for multidisciplinary medical personnel started since 2013 in our hospital located in a rural area of Japan. This study aimed to examine the effect of our stroke education on changing the number of visits of acute stroke patients to our hospital and to test the stroke knowledge of medical personnel. Read More
J Public Health Manag Pract 2008 May-Jun;14(3):e17-22
Cardiovascular Health Program, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, Montana 59620, USA.
Rapid identification and treatment of ischemic stroke can lead to improved patient outcomes. We implemented a 20-week public education campaign to increase community awareness of warning signs for stroke and the need to call 911. Telephone surveys were conducted in adults aged 45 years and older before and after the intervention to evaluate its impact. Read More
Emerg Med J 2013 Jun 4;30(6):467-71. Epub 2012 Jul 4.
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK.
Objectives: To assess public knowledge of stroke and transient ischaemic attack symptoms, and awareness of the content of a recent national health campaign.
Design: Interviewer-administered questionnaire.
Setting: Leicester, UK. Read More
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2010 Sep-Oct;19(5):370-5. Epub 2010 May 15.
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Bureau, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Helena, Montana 59620-2951, USA.
Prompt identification of the warning signs of ischemic stroke is critical to ensure appropriate and timely treatment. We implemented a 20-week public education campaign in one media market to increase community awareness of warning signs for stroke and the need to call 911. Telephone surveys were conducted in adults aged 45 years and older in the intervention county and a comparison county before and after the campaign to evaluate its impact. Read More