This course was developed by Dr D O'Kane a Stroke Physician at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals a regional neuroscience centre and stroke thrombectomy centre. He studied medicine in Belfast and is interested in teaching and education. He has a Diploma in Computer Science from Cambridge University and a doctorate in Cardiovascular medicine and is also a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London. He is currently Chair of Education and Training at the British Association of Stroke physicians. He has also produced Medexam a free website for medical students and junior doctors with over 1800 exam questions as well as an iPhone and Android app called ABC medical Notes with over 2100 short notes for medical students and anyone doing exams. He also has a second edition of his book on Acute Medicine on Amazon. He has created this site as a hub for stroke learning for trainees and others who may be interested. When he is not working he enjoys family, cycling and playing guitar and being by the sea.

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