Helsingborg Declaration 2006 on European stroke strategies

Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007;23(2-3):231-41. doi: 10.1159/000097646. Epub 2006 Nov 30.


The Second Consensus Conference on Stroke Management took place from 22 to 24 March 2006 in Helsingborg, Sweden. The meeting was arranged by the International Stroke Society, endorsed by the European Stroke Council and International Stroke Society, and co-sponsored by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. It was arranged in collaboration with the European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy and the European Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The patients' organization Stroke Alliance for Europe also participated. The meeting adopted the Helsingborg Declaration 2006 on European Stroke Strategies, a statement of the overall aims and goals of five aspects of stroke management (organization of stroke services, management of acute stroke, prevention, rehabilitation, evaluation of stroke outcome and quality assessment) to be achieved by 2015.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Protocols
  • Continuity of Patient Care
  • Europe
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Hospital Units / organization & administration
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • International Cooperation*
  • Organizational Objectives*
  • Patient Care Team / organization & administration
  • Patient Selection
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Rehabilitation Centers / organization & administration
  • Stroke / prevention & control
  • Stroke / therapy*
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Treatment Outcome