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Guidelines and Consensus Statements

With continuing clinical research growth in acute stroke, healthcare professionals need easy, 24/7 access to published research. Consistent availability of current, evidenced-based treatment strategies in acute stroke care can reduce the evidence-to-practice gap and help clinicians provide better overall care with improved outcomes to stroke patients.   

Below is a list of additional individual resources:   

National Stroke Association’s Web site provides access to National Stroke Association's professional education and resources.
http://www.stroke.org/MEDPRO

Washington University in St. Louis hosts a comprehensive Web site on all aspects of stroke care, research and stroke center designation.
http://www.strokecenter.org/prof  

National Institutes of Health’s Web site features stroke resources, including NIHSS and clinical trials information.
http://stroke.nih.gov/resources

American Stroke Association's (ASA) Healthcare Professionals Resource Page includes links to ASA guidelines.
www.strokeassociation.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3030388

The Stroke Collaborative Web site includes policy and coding information.http://www.giveme5forstroke.org/healthcare%20professionalresources/

The Brain Attack Coalition’s Web site provides guidelines, stroke scales and pathways.
http://www.stroke-site.org/

Medscape® is a reliable education and CME resource for physicians and healthcare professionals.
www.medscape.com/neurology 

For acute stroke CME/CE activities, click here.

Stroke Protocols and Scales

Many organizations provide access to acute stroke protocols and stroke scale training, including the following:

Benefis Hospitals present acute stroke protocols, admission and ER orders at
http://www.benefis.org/pages/default.asp?NavID=375&PageCat=stroke

Genentech, Inc. provides access to resources for acute stroke protocols and stroke scales.
http://www.activase.com/protocol/protocol_stroke.jsp

Massachusetts General Hospital publishes its acute stroke protocols at
http://www2.massgeneral.org/stopstroke/acuteIschemicStroke.aspx

National Institutes of Health’s Web site features stroke resources, including NIHSS and clinical trials information. http://stroke.nih.gov/resources

National Stroke Association offers FREE online NIHSS Stroke Scale Training and Testing with CEUs. Visit www.stroke.org/NIHSS for more information.

The Brain Attack Coalition’s Web site provides guidelines, stroke scales and pathways.
http://www.stroke-site.org/

Training Campus.com offers an array of educational activities, learning aids, and accreditation including the Modified Rankin Scale and CNS programming
http://www.trainingcampus.com/

Washington University in St. Louis hosts a comprehensive Web site on all aspects of stroke care including stroke assessment scales. 
http://www.strokecenter.org/prof  

For acute stroke CME/CE activities, click here.

Get Involved

Stroke and You

National Stroke Association

1-800-STROKES
1-800-787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
info@stroke.org