Fatigue after stroke is common and debilitating. Yet despite much research on the topic, there are many unanswered questions about fatigue and how best to manage it. Stroke survivors often report that clinicians do not talk to them about fatigue- and some only learn much later that it is a symptom of stroke. This session will provide an overview of the topic and the important issues for both clinicians and stroke survivors.
Welcome and introduction: Avril Drummond (England)
Lived experience and how they manage/solutions they have found themselves
What do we know about fatigue after stroke?: Gillian Mead (Scotland)
How should we measure fatigue?: Anners Ledval (Norway)
Ruth had her stroke in 2016. Prior to that, she was National Head of Careers for a large private university. For many years, Ruth also ran a successful consultancy business. Since her stroke, Ruth has become a committee member of the Coventry...