Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Predicting stroke outcomes using brain images

by Dr Tina Kaffenberger Predicting outcomes early after stroke is important for guiding therapeutic decisions. Multiple predictive models have been proposed but none of them can be broadly adopted into clinical practice. Computed tomography (CT) is the most common imaging used in acute stroke. However, no comprehensive predictive model based on CT scans exists – [...]

HMRI Open Day 2018

by Gillian Mason Stroke Register Research Assistant Stroke Survivor Rachael Peak looking on as Dr Gary Crowfoot flips virtual hamburgers and facilitates a discussion on technologies in stroke rehab The performance of My Mind’s I to a full auditorium HMRI Open Day is an annual event and this year the institute opened its [...]

Working together to advance stroke rehabilitation and recovery across the continuum of care

Contributing authors: Karen Borschmann, Nat Fini, Dana Wong, Liz Lynch and Lin Ong, on behalf of the organising committee It was standing room only in our Stroke Rehabilitation pre-conference workshop at Stroke 2018 in sunny Sydney. Over 100 clinicians, researchers and consumers from around Australia and New Zealand attended this exciting event, and were informed, [...]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

by Hannah Johns When I tell people that I work in statistics, the usual response is an eyes-glazed stammering about how complicated it sounds. Even among researchers, a lot of what people like myself do seems to come across like a whole lot of numerical wizardry, which can only be understood by selling your soul to [...]