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

Published by Stroke Foundation on Jun 1, 2021

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Abstract

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

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PICOS

PICO 5.1

Population
Stroke patients and their caregivers , ,
Intervention
Information provision , ,
Comparator
Control , ,
Outcomes
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PICO 5.2

Population
Stroke patients and their caregivers
Intervention
Active information provision
Comparator
Control
Outcomes

PICO 5.3

Population
Stroke patients and their caregivers
Intervention
Passive information provision
Comparator
Control
Outcomes

PICO 6.1

Population
Adults with stroke
Intervention
Standardised stroke discharge orders
Comparator
Usual care
Outcomes

PICO 6.2

Population
Adults admitted to hospitals
Intervention
Discharge planning
Comparator
No discharge planning
Outcomes

PICO 7.1

Population
Adults with stroke
Intervention
Pre-discharge assessment of patient and carer needs
Comparator
No assessment
Outcomes

PICO 8.1

Population
Adults with stroke
Intervention
Home visit
Comparator
No visit
Outcomes

PICO 9.1

Population
Carers of adult stroke patients
Intervention
Telephone-based problem-solving intervention
Comparator
Information only
Outcomes

PICO 9.2

Population
Carers of adult stroke patients
Intervention
Structured training program in hospital
Comparator
Usual care
Outcomes