Updated National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (Royal College of Physicians)


This updated guideline, from the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party at the Royal College of Physicians, covers:

  1. Commissioning of stroke services.
  2. Organisation of stroke services.
  3. Acute phase care.
  4. Secondary prevention.
  5. Recovery phase from impairments and limited activities: rehabilitation.
  6. Long-term management.
  7. Profession-specific concise guidelines.

Full Text Link


National clinical guideline for stroke. Prepared by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party. London: Royal College of Physicians, September 2012. 4th ed.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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