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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information on dispellings myths related to stroke including prevention, transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), response to signs and symptoms of a stroke, and prevalence of stroke in long-term care.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central. (April-May 2010). BP Blogger - Stroke 1: Myth Busting Issue, 5(2). Retrieved from http://www.tostroke.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/BP-Blogger_Volume-5_Issue-2.pdf

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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information on dispellings myths related to stroke including managing a clenched fist, oral care, dysphagia and wheelchair seating.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central. (Fall 2010). BP Blogger - Stroke 2: Myth busting issue, 5(4). Retrieved from: https://admin.rgpc.ca/uploads/documents/BP%20Blogger%20-%20Stroke%202%20Issue.pdf

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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information that dispels stroke and exercise myths.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central and SHRTN Library Services. (Fall 2011). BP Blogger: Myth Busting: Stroke 3 Exercise Issue, 6(2). Retrieved from https://www.tostroke.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/BP-Blogger_Volume-6_Issue-2.pdf

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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information on dispellings myths related to depression after a stroke. The focus is on how to recognize and help residents with stroke who are suffering from depression.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central and SHRTN Library Services. (Spring 2012). BP Blogger - Stroke 4: Myth busting: Depression issue, 7(1). Retrieved from https://www.tostroke.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/BP-Blogger_Volume-7_Issue-1.pdf

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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information on dispellings myths related to perception problems after a stroke.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central. (Summer 2014). BP Blogger - Myth busting: Stroke 5: Perception issue, 9(1). Retrieved from http://cesnstroke.ca/professional/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/07/BP-Blogger-Stroke-5-Summer-2014.pdf

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    This BP Blogger presents credible bite-size pieces of information on dispellings myths related to behaviour changes after a stroke.

    Regional Geriatric Program Central. (Fall 2016). BP Blogger - Stroke 6: Myth busting, behaviours issue, 10(1). Retrieved from http://cesnstroke.ca/professional/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/01/BP-Blogger-Stroke-6-Late-Fall-2016_FINAL.pdf

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    CorHealth Ontario’s Professional Stroke Education Inventory is an online repository of tools, resources and programs that support health care professionals working in stroke care.

    There are many sources of information related to stroke care. This Inventory organizes resources in alphabetical order and each resource is available by clicking on its link.

    CorHealth Ontario. (n.d.). Professional stroke education inventory. Retrieved from https://www.corhealthontario.ca/resources-for-healthcare-planners-&-providers/stroke-general/professional-education-inventory

     

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    A presentation on the impacts of stroke on pain with interventions and a case study. Developed by the Ontario Central South Regional Stroke Program.

    Van der Horst, ML. (2007). Pain and Stroke [PowerPoint Slides]. Central South Regional Stroke Program

     

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    This handout describes pain after a stroke.

    American Stroke Association. (2006). Recovery after a stroke: Dealing with pain. Retrieved from https://www.stroke.org/nsafactsheet_pain_2014/ 

     

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    This infographic or fact-sheet discusses the symptoms, management strategies, and treatment options related to spasticity.

     American Stroke Association. (n.d.). Spasticity infographic. Retrieved from https://www.stroke.org/spasticity-infographic/