Stroke Guidelines

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Are there any Guidelines I should be aware of? Yes

RCP (Royal College of Physicians) National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Fourth Edition 3.9.1 Recommendations

A. Clinical services should take responsibility for all aspects of data collection:
•Keeping a Stroke register of all Patients admitted to their organisation with a Stroke
•Providing leadership in clinical audit

B. Clinicians in all settings should participate in national stroke audit so that they can compare the clinical and organisational quality of their services against national data and use the results to plan and deliver service improvements.

C. General practitioners should routinely audit both primary and secondary prevention of Stroke, and maintain a register of their Patients with Stroke or TIA.

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