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The aim of this document to inform clinicians in Cornwall on management of patients presenting with acute stroke.
Valid To: 19/02/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Patients with signs of malignant MCA syndrome (increased intracranial pressure due to large stroke) may require referral to Derriford Hospital for early decompressive surgery to improve survival and reduce severe disability in patients less than 60 years with acute ischaemic stroke and a decreased conscious level within 48 hours of onset. The guideline sets out rational and pathway. Hemicraniectomy.
Valid To: 13/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline for administration of intravenousthrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke.
Valid To: 12/02/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Management of hypertension following intracerebral haemorrhage.
Valid To: 12/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on use of novel anticoagulants in patients with AF and stroke or TIA.
Valid To: 13/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Pathway for the nutritional care of patients admitted with Stroke to RCHT.
Valid To: 27/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance re the safe and effective use of intermittent pneumatic compression to prevent DVT and PE in stroke patients.
Valid To: 13/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Management of secondary prevention including management of antiplatelet therapy, blood pressure, cholesterol, anticoagulation and lifestyle advice for patients following TIA or stroke.
Valid To: 27/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Pathway for patients with suspected stroke or TIA (transient ischaemic attack) in Cornwall
Valid To: 19/02/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
This standard operating Procedure provides an overview of the Stroke Pathway at Royal Cornwall Hospital, and will guide clinicians and managers in the care and treatment of acute stroke patients.
Valid To: 23/12/2023
Publication Type: Procedures

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