Canadian best practice recommendations for stroke care (updated 2008)

Lindsay, Patrice; Bayley, Mark; Hellings, Chelsea; Hill, Michael; Woodbury, Elizabeth; Phillips, Stephen
December 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Stroke Supplement, Vol. 179, pS1
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the 2008 updated version of the Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care, the guideline for stroke prevention and treatment in Canada. It says that the development of the approach was funded on the entirety of the Canadian Stroke Strategy, a joint initiative of the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Moreover, the health system reform aims to provide a guideline on effective stroke care for health professionals through an international research on stroke and evidence-based best practices in stroke care, Furthermore, it measures the quality and consistency of care across the continuum of stroke care delivery. It also highlights several recommendations for stroke management.


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