Organisation and quality of stroke services

New review brings together recent evidence relevant to those planning and delivering stroke services, those delivering treatments to people with stroke and to those living with stroke. | National Institute for Health Research

Recent years have seen huge improvements in the clinical management of people with stroke with early assessment, use of thrombolysis and better organisation of services into acute stroke units. Over the last twenty years, stroke mortality rates have halved.

This themed review looks at the configuration of stroke services, identifying stroke and acute management, recovery and rehabilitation, and life after stroke.

It features:

  • 44 published studies
  • 29 ongoing studies
  • Questions to ask about your stroke services
  • Quotes from commissioners, clinicians and service users

Full document:
Roads to Recovery: Organisation and Quality of Stroke Services

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