Jennie Linto

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Little attention has been focused on the demands on caregivers in stroke outcome research. A major aim of this study was to identify factors in patients associated with emotional distress in caregivers 1 year after stroke. METHODS One-year stroke survivors with residual handicap (defined by the Oxford Handicap Scale) and their chief(More)
Endovascular techniques for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms have gained rapid acceptance in some countries as an alternative to conventional neurosurgical treatment. The International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) is the first multicentre prospective randomized trial comparing neurosurgery with endovascular coil (Guglielmi detachable coil)(More)
We compared clinical features and prognosis of 72 adults with a first-ever seizure presentation comprising multiple discrete seizures within 24 hours to 425 patients presenting with a single seizure. Those presenting with multiple seizures were no more likely to have seizure recurrence, irrespective of etiology or treatment. Hence, a presentation with(More)
Attempts to improve drug delivery from conventional jet nebulizers have included the use of storage systems to reduce drug wastage during exhalation. Venturi nebulizers enhance drug delivery during inhalation, reducing treatment times and drug wastage. This study investigated the effect of age on inhaled dose from a conventional jet nebulizer (Acorn) used(More)
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