National clinical guideline for stroke

Profession specific and concise guides

Key Recommendations

This concise guide contains 30 key recommendations identified by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party, which, if followed, will enhance the quality of stroke care. They have been extracted from the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke, 5th edition, which contains over 400 recommendations covering almost every aspect of stroke management. The reference number of each recommendation is provided so that they can be found in the main guideline. The concise guide should not be read in isolation, and members of the stroke multidisciplinary team should consider the guideline in full.

Key Recommendations full sized (A4) 

Key Recommendations pocket-sized (A6)


Profession specific concise guides for stroke

The profession-specific concise guides include recommendations extracted from the National Clinical Guideline for Stroke, 5th edition, which contains over 400 recommendations covering almost every aspect of stroke management. The recommendations included in each of these guides contain guidance with direct implications for professionals in: Psychology, Speech and language therapy, Nutrition and dietetics, Orthoptics, Occupational therapy, Primary care, Physiotherapy, Commissioning. These guides should not be read in isolation, and as members of the stroke multidisciplinary team, the guideline should be considered in full.


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Psychology Concise Guide for Stroke 2016 Nutrition and Dietetics Concise Guide for Stroke 2016 Speech and Language Therapy Concise Guide for Stroke 2016
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Orthoptics Concise Guide for Stroke 2016

Pre-Hospital Care Concise Guide for Stroke 2016

Occupational Therapy Concise Guide for Stroke 2016
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Nursing Concise Guide for Stroke 2016

 Physiotherapy Concise Guide for Stroke 2016
Primary Care Concise Guide for Stroke 2016
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Commissioning Specific Guide for Stroke 2016
 
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Specific guide A4 


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Specific guide A6 
 

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