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Bedside test screens for swallowing disorder
Bedside test screens for swallowing disorder
Stroke patients with dysphagia more likely to get pneumonia, become malnourished, anxious, depressed, and die.

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    Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabiliation
    Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabiliation
    The EBRSR reviews current practices in stroke rehabilitation. The purpose of the EBRSR was to fulfill the 12th recommendation of 'The Stroke Rehabilitation Consensus Panel Report' that supported the continuing review of stroke rehabilitation research with the "purpose of maintaining timely and accurate information on effective stroke rehabilitation, identifying ideas for further research, supporting continuous peer-review and encouraging improved evidence-based practice."

    Web site: Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation
      Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care: 2010
      Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care: 2010
      This document is the result of an extensive review of national and international evidence-based stroke best practice recommendations and guidelines. It is provided as a starting point for provinces and territories as they move to implement stroke strategies and improve stroke care in Canada across the continuum of care.

      Choices: An Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Decision-Making Aid
      Choices: An Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Decision-Making Aid
      In the last few years new, and sometimes confusing, information has become available about the efficacy of warfarin and aspirin for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation. The purpose of this decision aid is to present patients with up-to-date and easy to understand information about this topic.
      StrokEngine: A Website About Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation
      StrokEngine: A Website About Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation
      Stroke is the number one condition for which people seek in-patient rehabilitation. In an effort to close the gap between research and clinical practice, an evidence-based stroke rehabilitation intervention website has been created.

      Web Site: Stroke Engine
        StrokEngine Family
        StrokEngine Family
        StrokEngine Family provides evidence-based information on interventions, useful aids and adaptations, driving post-stroke and other information that people who have experienced a stroke need to know.

          Medscape
          Medscape
          Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tools.

          After a simple, one time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers to you the specialty site that best fits your profile.

          www.medscape.com
            Bridging the Care Gap
            Bridging the Care Gap
            Delays and gaps in implementation of knowledge compromise patient outcomes. The major barrier appears to be the overwhelming logistical difficulty of systematizing rapidly evolving knowledge and applying it in a consistent and continuous manner in the busy clinical setting.

            Continuing Medical Implementation Inc. strives to make invaluable implementation tools and information sheets available to a broader spectrum of physicians to assist in Bridging the Care Gap.

            Web site: Continuing Medical Implementation:
            Bridging the Care Gap
              SCORE Evidence-Based Recommendations (SCORE EBR)
              SCORE Evidence-Based Recommendations (SCORE EBR)
              Click the link to download the SCORE Project.
              NIH Stroke Scale International
              NIH Stroke Scale International
              The NIH Stroke Scale International is an initiative by national and international government entities as well as private and scholastic organizations. These bodies are dedicated to promoting wellness and better patient care in the field of stroke.

              Website: NIH Stroke Scale International
                 

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