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Stroke occurs when something blocks blood supply to part of the brain, or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. In either case, brain tissue becomes damaged or dies. A stroke can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, or result in death. There are two different types of stroke—ischemic, which occurs as a result of blockage by a blood clot; and hemorrhagic, which occurs when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. In VA, research into stroke focuses on everything from prevention to improving post-stroke health outcomes.

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(5 of more than 883 STROKE focused publications)

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(5 of more than 25 STROKE focused publication briefs)

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( 5 of more than 69 STROKE focused projects )

Project No.  Title  PI  Funding Start   
IIR 15-117 Spanish Online & Telephone Intervention for Caregivers of Veterans with Stroke Freytes, Ivette 2017-10-01
PPO 15-404 Hypertension Improvement Pilot Intervention in Post-Stroke Veterans Sico, Jason 2017-09-01
CDA 11-262 Improving Cerebrovascular Risk Factor Management in Post-Stroke Veterans Sico, Jason 2014-08-01
IIR 11-343 Utilizing the RESCUE Stroke Caregiver Website to Enhance Discharge Planning Uphold, Constance 2014-08-01
RRP 13-249 e-Measurement of Meaningful Use Stroke Electronic Quality Indicators (MUSE-QI) Williams, Linda 2014-03-01

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Date Title Presenter(s)
6/13/2017 Development of a Bundled Post-Stroke Hypertension Improvement Intervention Sico, Jason  
1/25/2011 Systems Dynamics Model Session Hassmiller Lich, Kristen  
10/12/2010 Stroke QUERI Strategic Plan and Goal Development Williams, Linda  
Bravata, Dawn  
5/5/2009 CFIR Implementation Framework with Application to the VISN 11 Stroke Collaborative Damschroder, Laura  
Damush, Teresa  
5/5/2008 Assessing Organisational Readiness for Change Prior to the Introduction of Clinical Guidelines in Multidisciplinary Stroke Care, Assessing the Implementation of a Dysphagia Screen for Veterans: Piloting a CIEBP Systems Redesign Hamilton, Sharon  

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