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INTRODUCTION
Setting the scene: a consumer perspective
Acute stroke care
Australian Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management
1.2 Organisation of services for transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
1.4 Care pathways
1.5 Inpatient care coordinator
1.6 Team meetings
1.7 Family meetings
1.8 Information and education
1.9 Early supported discharge
1.10 Shared care
1.11 Standardised assessment
1.12 Palliation and death
1.13 Stroke service improvement
3.1 Assessment of TIA
3.2 Triage in emergency department
3.3 Imaging
3.4 Investigations
4.1.1 Early management of TIA
4.1.2 Thrombolysis
4.1 Ischaemic stroke and TIA
4.2 Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH)
4.3.1 Physiological monitoring
4.3 General acute stroke care
4.3.2 Oxygen therapy
4.3.3 Glycaemic control
4.3.4 Neuroprotective agents
4.3.5 Complementary and alternative therapy
4.3.5 COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE THERAPY GRADE LEVEL
5ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF STROKE
5.1 Dysphagia
5.2 Nutrition
5.3 Early mobilisation
5.5 Cognition and perception
5.6 Communication
5.7 Incontinence
5.8 Mood
6.1 Cerebral oedema
6.2 Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) or Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
6.3 Pyrexia
6.4 Pressure care
6.5 Pain
6.6 Falls
7.1 Behaviour change
7SECONDARY PREVENTION
7.2 Blood pressure lowering
7.3 Antiplatelet therapy
7.4 Anticoagulation therapy
7.5 Cholesterol lowering
7.6 Diabetes management
7.7 Carotid surgery
7.8 Patent foramen ovale
7.9 Concordance with medication
8DISCHARGE PLANNING, TRANSFER OF CARE AND INTEGRATED COMMUNITY CARE
8.1 Ongoing inpatient care
8.2 Pre-discharge needs assessment
8.3 Carer training
8.4 Care plans
8.5 Discharge planner
8.6 Community rehabilitation
8.7 Post discharge support
9COST AND SOCIOECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS *
Introduction
9.1 Organisation of care
9.2 Specific interventions for the management of stroke
APPENDIX A: Guideline development process report
APPENDIX B: Priorities for Research
GLOSSARY AND ABBREVIATIONS
REFERENCES
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Clinical Guidelines for Acute Stroke Management

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