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Inequities in access to inpatient rehabilitation after stroke: an international scoping review.
Conclusion Recommendations regarding which patients with moderate and severe strokes should access ongoing rehabilitation are inconsistent. Clinical practice guidelines from different countries regarding post-stroke rehabilitation do not always reflect the evidence regarding the likely benefits to people with stroke. Inequity in access to rehabilitation after stroke is an international issue. PMID: 28835194 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation - August 23, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Lynch EA, Cadilhac DA, Luker JA, Hillier SL Tags: Top Stroke Rehabil Source Type: research

Australian health professionals' perceptions about the management of return to driving early after stroke: A mixed methods study.
CONCLUSIONS: Education of health professionals in RTD guidelines is recommended to improve the processes of care after stroke. PMID: 32787668 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation - August 12, 2020 Category: Neurology Authors: Frith J, James C, Hubbard I, Warren-Forward H Tags: Top Stroke Rehabil Source Type: research

Quality of Life Is Poorer for Patients With Stroke Who Require an Interpreter Brief Report
Background and Purpose—In multicultural Australia, some patients with stroke cannot fully understand, or speak, English. Language barriers may reduce quality of care and consequent outcomes after stroke, yet little has been reported empirically.Methods—An observational study of patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack (2010–2015) captured from 45 hospitals participating in the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry. The use of interpreters in hospitals, which is routinely documented, was used as a proxy for severe language barriers. Health-Related Quality of Life was assessed using the EuroQoL-5 dimension-3 lev...
Source: Stroke - February 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Monique F. Kilkenny, Natasha A. Lannin, Craig S. Anderson, Helen M. Dewey, Joosup Kim, Karen Barclay-Moss, Chris Levi, Steven Faux, Kelvin Hill, Brenda Grabsch, Sandy Middleton, Amanda G. Thrift, Rohan Grimley, Geoffrey Donnan, Dominique A. Cadilhac Tags: Race and Ethnicity, Mortality/Survival, Quality and Outcomes, Ischemic Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Brief Reports Source Type: research

Community-Based Intervention to Improve Cardiometabolic Targets in Patients With Stroke Clinical Sciences
Conclusions—The intervention in this largely negative trial only had a detectable effect on attaining target for lipids but not for other factors at 12 months or any factor at 24 months. This limited effect may be attributable to inadequate uptake of behavioral/lifestyle interventions, highlighting the need for new or better approaches to achieve meaningful behavioral change.Clinical Trial Registration—URL: Unique identifier: ACTRN12608000166370.
Source: Stroke - August 28, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Muideen T. Olaiya, Dominique A. Cadilhac, Joosup Kim, Mark R. Nelson, Velandai K. Srikanth, Richard P. Gerraty, Christopher F. Bladin, Sharyn M. Fitzgerald, Thanh Phan, Judith Frayne, Amanda G. Thrift Tags: Lifestyle, Risk Factors, Secondary Prevention, Treatment, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke Original Contributions Source Type: research

Improving stroke clinical guideline adherence in an Australian hospital using a clinician-led implementation process
CONCLUSION: Stroke clinical guideline implementation led to a favorable uptake of some criteria, yet not all. Implementation was assisted by staff education, user-friendly stroke policies and multidisciplinary team collaboration.TRIAL REGISTRATION: ANZCTR: registration number ACTRN12616000646448 ( | DOI:10.1080/10749357.2022.2141819
Source: Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation - November 2, 2022 Category: Neurology Authors: Natasha Brusco Meg E Morris Sarah Foster Jeffrey Woods Doug McCaskie Suzy Goodman Cameron Barnes Coral Keren Helena Frawley Source Type: research