Balancing evidence and opinion in stroke care: the 2008 best practice recommendations

Bayley, Mark; Lindsay, Patrice; Hellings, Chelsea; Woodbury, Elizabeth; Phillips, Stephen
December 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/2/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 12, p1247
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the revised 2006 Canadian Best Practice Recommendation for Stroke Care. He notes that modifications on the antiplatelet therapy and thrombolytic therapy have been made. He mentions that new topics include prehospital care, treatment of transient ischemic attack, and management of vascular cognitive impairment. He states that with the identification of the healthcare priorities, human, and financial constraints, it aims to provide a clearer vision of clinical care.


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