Guidelines for Stroke Care
These are guidelines that have been prepared for New Zealand, Australia and other countries.
Links to the sites of guidelines subject to copyright are listed below:
Concise Rehabilitation and Recovery Guidelines (Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology), and Audit Reports are available from the National Stroke Foundation (Australia) web site. Guidelines for the Assessment of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk are available as a pdf download from the National Heart Foundation of Australia website.
The Stroke Foundation of New Zealand has given approval for their guidelines to be directly accessible below:
This handbook has been developed by the World Stroke organisation. It provides a basic guide for healthcare professionals who wish to develop or adapt clinical guidelines for stroke care.
New Zealand Guideline for the Assessment and Management of Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
For the assessment and management of people with recent transient ischaemic attack (TIA).
New Zealand protocols for the management of stroke and transient ischemic attack.
Summary of stroke management guidelines from New Zealand.
Life after stroke: New Zealand guideline for management of stroke.
European Stroke Organisation Guidelines for Management of Ischaemic Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack 2008