The Irish Heart Foundation's (IHF) Council on Stroke is currently looking at published international clinical guidelines on the management of stroke with the view to making a recommendation for adoption, or adaptation, for use in the Irish clinical setting.
The Council on Stroke plans to present draft guideline recommendations to a wider stakeholder group for discussion over a two day consensus meeting in April 09. More details to follow when available.
International guidelines under review include those from:
An audit of stroke services has been undertaken in Ireland and is a wide-ranging examination of the level of clinical and support care currently provided to stroke patients across hospital and community settings. The Irish National Audit of Stroke Care (INASC) is presented in seven reports:
Other publications of interest in the management of Stroke