(Australian) Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017 - Chapter 7 of 8: Discharge planning and transfer of care

Main Editor Stroke Foundation
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Last Update Jul 13, 2018
Published Date Jul 13, 2018
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These Clinical Guidelines are a general guide to appropriate practice, to be followed subject to the clinician’s judgment and the patient’s preference in each individual case. The Clinical Guidelines are designed to provide information to assist decision-making and are based on the best evidence available at the time of development. The Clinical Guidelines can be viewed at www.informme.org.au - Citation: Stroke Foundation. Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017. Melbourne Australia. © No part of this publication can be reproduced by any process without permission from the Stroke Foundation. August 2017.

Sponsors The Stroke Foundation gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance provided by the Australian Government Department of Health. The development of the final recommendations has not been influenced by the views or interests of the funding body.
Abstract

This is the seventh in a series of eight guideline chapters that provide evidence-based recommendations for recovery from stroke and TIA.

PICOS
PICO 5.0
P: Stroke patients and their caregivers , ,
I: Information provision , ,
C: Control , ,
O: , ,

PICO 6.0
P: Adults with stroke
I: Standardised stroke discharge orders
C: Usual care
O:

PICO 7.0
P: Adults with stroke
I: Pre-discharge assessment of patient and carer needs
C: No assessment
O:

PICO 8.0
P: Adults with stroke
I: Home visit
C: No visit
O:

PICO 9.0
P: Carers of adult stroke patients
I: Telephone-based problem-solving intervention
C: Information only
O:

PICO 5.0
P: Stroke patients and their caregivers
I: Active information provision
C: Control
O:

PICO 6.0
P: Adults admitted to hospitals
I: Discharge planning
C: No discharge planning
O:

PICO 9.0
P: Carers of adult stroke patients
I: Structured training program in hospital
C: Usual care
O:

PICO 5.0
P: Stroke patients and their caregivers
I: Passive information provision
C: Control
O: