Gary Ford

Jacobson Chair of Clinical Pharmacology, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Care pathways for low-risk transient ischaemic attack

‘a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by focal brain, spinal cord or retinal ischemia without acute infarction’ (Easton et al, 2009) .

Prehospital assessment of stroke: time is brain

Medical advances in the last decade have seen stroke care go from ‘supportive medical therapy to that of an acute medical emergency’ (Bray et al, 2005). Acute stroke occurs when blood flow to part of...