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Neurology

Stroke Pathway - Post Discharge Care and Anit-Platelet Therapy

1. Ensure regular patient follow-up to address risk factors as identified at the start of the care pathway.

2. Post stroke patients may become depressed and this should be looked out for and addressed.

3. Link patient with the Stroke Foundation.

4. Reinforce appropriate driving advice.

5. Support and encourage to return to work.

6. Ensure appropriate antiplatelet therapy is continued.

7. Address visual impairment issues: (NB not a funded service)



Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016


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