Fatigue is closely related to poorer physical recovery after stroke, according to a study of 335 stroke patients at four rehabilitation centres in Ontario published today in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience....
Stroke Continuum of Care
for Health Care Providers
Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.
Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.
Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).
Acute stroke care refers to the key interventions involved in the assessment, treatment or management, and early recovery in the first days after stroke onset.
Time is Function: Stroke rehabilitation can be provided in all care settings and assists people to reach their optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative, and/or social functioning.
Community and Long Term Care
Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.
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A number of excellent projects are shared from all areas of the stroke care continuum, from door to needle time, endovascular treatment, rehab intensity and more....
New e-AEROBICS modules for physiotherapists working with stroke survivors are now available....
In Northwestern Ontario, approximately 40% of hospitalized stroke survivors are admitted to a rehabilitation unit 8 days after their stroke to receive the therapy required to continue recovery. ...