|“Better wear out sheets than shoes” A Survey of 202 Stroke Professionals´ Early Mobilisation Practices and Concerns|
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
The World Stroke Organization host the World Stroke Congress every two years; this year in Seoul, Korea. The meeting attendance is projected at over 3000 attendees - many of those from Korea. The program has been quite varied, as you would expect from a global conference. I understand that the WSO has a no rejection policy which is a wonderful way to be inclusive. There was some mention among some groups that this may lower the quality of the meeting, this remains to be seen but there is such a great presence and support from so many excellent strokologists at the actual meeting the quality of the meeting will be maintained and developed in others way - the ESC turned 20 this year so still early days yet! The International Journal of Stroke held their Editorial Board meeting on Friday the 15th with excellent attendance and celebratory champagne. The outcome of the meeting was to continue to develop our successful ideas and innovations which have made us quite a hit with our readership and our publisher!
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The details are as follows:
International Journal of Stroke Editorial Board Meeting
07:30 – 8:30, Friday, October 15, 2010
Hospitality Suite 1, which is on the third level of the COEX building.
We will of course be providing breakfast.
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
It became clear to me at this ESC that the International Journal of Stroke are not only recognized as a an excellent source for global science and information on stroke but for having the most fun at their editorial board meetings. This wasn't an intended agenda but is of course a reflection of excellent leadership, and the collaborative environment we have built with authors, reviewers, the editorial board, associate editors and the editor-in-chief. There was excellent feedback, and the sad departure of Associate Editor Lawrence Wong, who needless to say has been an incredibly supportive and quality contributor to IJS. Gavin Sharrock from Wiley-Blackwell is predicting a possible impact factor increase from 2.0 to 2.4 and over, which is an exciting development considering our youth.
Robot Doctor - another term for telemedicine
Barcelona weather is warm and the city as always, is charming. The European Stroke Conference as always, has an excellent line-up, although as is common for this meeting not a great representation of allied health professionals. Though I'm sure this is only going to get better as doctors from countries with good allied health relationships attend the meeting and vocalise their support of allied health and it's importance in the field of stroke.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
- A quick word from Geoff Donnan
- Michael Brainin and the World Stroke Academy
- Gavin Sharrock and Ellie Key from Wiley Blackwell report
- Farewell presentation to K.S. Lawrence Wong
- World Stroke Academy
- World Stroke Congress
- Podcasts/enhanced articles
- New media presentation – Carmen
- Excellence in Neurology congress
- Further comments and news
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
The World Stroke Organization announces winners for World Stroke Day:
We are very pleased to announce that the 2009 edition of the World Stroke Day was outstandingly successful, having received 56 registrations from over 30 countries.
The message of the World Stroke Day 2009 was proactively conveyed in all regions of the world through a variety of interesting and innovative projects and initiatives, reflecting that stroke awareness and the understanding of preventive measures against this growing epidemic on a global level has risen in the participating countries.
The rating of the received applications was based on the following criteria:
|The World Stroke Day Working Group is very pleased to announce the 2009 Award winners:|
National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSAS), Sri Lanka
Brazilian Academy of Neurology and Brazilian Society of Cerebrovascular Diseases in collaboration with Iberoamerican Society for Cerebrovascular Diseases and Brazilian Stroke Network, Porto Alegre, Brazil
A.L.I.Ce. Italia Onlus , Rome, Italy
Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital& Medical Research Institute with Stroke Support Group, Mumbai, India
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Various Artists - Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox
This double CD compilation is dedicated to Chris Knox, the spiritual godfather of New Zealand's seminal Flying Nun label, who suffered a terrible stroke in 2009. On Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox, thirty two musicians and bands contribute cover versions of Chris Knox originals, paying tribute to Chris' enormous influence as a musician, artist and songwriter. Included on the release are recordings by Jay Reatard, Shayne Carter, The Mountain Goats, The Verlaines, Boh Runga, David Kilgour, Don McGlashan, and Will Oldham.
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