Education in stroke: strategies to improve stroke patient care

Hosp Med. 2002 Jul;63(7):408-11. doi: 10.12968/hosp.2002.63.7.1984.


'Stroke units save lives', but organized care requires expert staff and regular training to be effective. However, the quality of inpatient care for stroke remains poor, and stroke education is often fragmented between the health-care professions. This review describes some national and local strategies aimed at ensuring that all patients are cared for by expert staff.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • CD-ROM
  • Education, Medical / organization & administration
  • Health Education / organization & administration*
  • Health Education / trends
  • Humans
  • Patient Care Team
  • Prognosis
  • Stroke / therapy*
  • Teaching / methods
  • Teaching Materials