Stroke Rehab and Recovery Guidelines Webinar The webinar aims to raise awareness about the recommendations in the Guidelines for Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery with particular emphasis on recommendations related to the Rehabilitation Program and referral decisions. Provide an insightful review of the evidence that informs the guidelines, including factors for determining the most appropriate…

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Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals: The Best Setting for Stroke Recovery According to guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals (IRFs) are best suited to manage stroke patients and provide the intensive, specialized rehabilitation they require. The interdisciplinary team treatment at an IRF is better suited to stroke patients as…

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While it is important to focus on rehabilitation following a stroke, there are also other issues to attend to. As a survivor of a stroke you are at increased risk for another. Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Columbia University in New York studied 655 people who suffered first ischemic strokes. (Ischemic…

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