GUWAHATI, Jan 9 � The GNRC Hospitals organized a Continuing Medical Education (CME) on stroke on January 9 at its Dispur campus.
The programme, organised with a purpose to educate the health care providers regarding stroke, mainly discussed various important issues in the management of stroke, considered as a devastating public health problem.
Dr NC Borah, CMD of the hospitals initiated the proceedings with an interesting and comprehensive speech about stroke. It was followed by a talk on role of imaging in stroke by Dr Baijayanta Saharia.
The other important topics of discussion included 'management of hyperacute stroke by Dr Parth Sarathi Deb, scope of surgery in stroke patient by Dr Ruben Choudhury, role of ICU in stroke management by Dr Vandana Sinha, management of stroke, nursing perspective by Dr Unmona Borgohain Saikia, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage by Dr. B.B. Dey, cortical venous thrombosis by Dr Manash Ghose, rehabilitation of a stroke patient by Dr HN Debsarma, Transient Ischaemic attack by Dr. Prasenjit Deka and Neuropsychology of stroke by Avilasha Barooah.
The CME was summed up with another speech by Dr NC Borah which elaborately described various primary and secondary preventions of stroke, a statement mentioned.
As per some latest data, out of every six person, one is certain to suffer from stroke in any part of the world. This indicates that in this part of the world every family is running the risk of having a stroke incident. In the recent times, there have been significant advances in the treatment of stroke patient. This has resulted in fewer deaths, better outcome and more productive life.
GNRC through CME of this kind is trying to share its knowledge and experience with the professional colleagues so that they can give better care to the stroke patients.