Folder View



The aim of this document to inform clinicians in Cornwall on management of patients presenting with acute stroke.
Valid To: 31/07/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline summarises best clinical management for fast access to CT scanning for patients with suspected stroke
Valid To: 02/07/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guidance is for the emergency management of Convulsive Status Epilepticus within the RCHT Hospitals group
Valid To: 16/03/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy sets out an approved documented process whereby the risks associated with diagnostic testing procedures in Neurophysiology are managed
Valid To: 13/02/2019
Publication Type: Procedures
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
Contents provide guidance on the systems/signs, associated features, investigations and treatment for viral encephalitis and bacterial meningitis.
Valid To: 05/04/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This pathway is intended to ensure that all patients who experience headache are able to access timely clinical assessment by an appropriate specialist.
Valid To: 24/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This pathway is intended to ensure that all patients who experience headache are able to access timely clinical assessment by an appropriate specialist.
Valid To: 13/12/2021
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
Guideline for mechanical thrombectomy and administration of intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke.
Valid To: 31/01/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Management of hypertension following intracerebral haemorrhage.
Valid To: 12/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide advice on the use of 3,4-DAP and thereby meeting the requirement of NHS E to have a local guideline for its use.
Valid To: 26/05/2020
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: 30/04/2019
Publication Type: Patient Pathway
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
The guideline summarises best clinical management for secondary prevention after stroke and TIA.
Valid To: 07/07/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Comprehensive document detailing patients journey through Cornwall Stroke Service guiding health care staff in primary and secondary care
Valid To: 02/07/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines