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Stroke Guidelines


Stroke Guidelines are a comprehensive diagnostic tool. Guidelines are used to establish quickly whether or not a patient is experiencing an acute stroke, the stroke’s range and severity, and most effective treatment. The following guidelines include many common factors. Variation between the guidelines is determined primarily by their use in research and practice specialties.

  • American Heart Association Recommendations and Guidelines
  • American Stroke Association Recommendations for the Establishment of Stroke Systems of Care PDF File
  • Child Neurology Statement: Recognition and Treatment of Stroke in Children
  • Genentech Pocket Cards for Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Kaiser Permanente Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • NINDS Symposium, December 12-13, 2002
  • NINDS: Proceedings of a National Symposium on Rapid Identification and Treatment of Acute Stroke: Setting New Directions in Stroke Care, December 12-13, 1996
  • Stroke Coding Guide of the American Academy of Neurology
  • TPA Stroke Study Group Guidelines

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