Stroke supplement -- best practices and new recommendations to improve care

December 01, 2008

A special stroke supplement http://www.cmaj.ca/press/S1.pdf containing 27 best practice recommendations, including 4 new topics, such as emergency medical services care of stroke patients before hospital arrival, management of minor strokes, vascular cognitive impairment and others is featured in CMAJ with the full document available online. These best practices are part of the Canadian Stroke Strategy, an initiative of the Canadian Stroke Network and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. A commentary accompanies the supplement http://www.cmaj.ca/press/pg1247.pdf.
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Canadian Medical Association Journal

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