A doctor and a stroke survivor reflect on the Cochrane evidence about giving people information after stroke and on their own experiences.
Author archives: James Garrard
Recognising and managing frailty in older adults
In a blog for healthcare professionals Dr James Garrard, Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the importance of recognising frailty in older adults and the latest evidence on Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
Drugs for agitation in people with dementia: benefits and risks
In this blog for the families of people with dementia, Doctors Charlotte Squires and James Garrard talk about drugs used to treat symptoms of agitation and psychosis in people with diagnosed dementia, and what doctors and families together might want to consider when making decisions about trying these treatments.
Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence?
In a blog for non-medical people, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the evidence of drug and non-drug approaches to try and prevent dementia.
Stroke: advances in treatment offer hope for patients
In a blog for people interested in stroke treatment, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Stroke and Geriatric Medicine, reflects on his experience as a doctor working in a stroke centre and looks at the latest evidence and some game-changing developments in treatments for some stroke patients.