Development of a stroke assessment team: focus on physiotherapy

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Abstract

A multidisciplinary team was appointed for acute stroke services in preparation for opening a stroke assessment unit at Walsgrave Hospitals NHS Trust. Since introduction, the frequency of physiotherapy treatment for stroke patients has improved, as an indirect consequence of increasing awareness of therapy needs and greater staff confidence in treating stroke patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-81.
JournalBritish Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
Volume4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1997

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As required by the publisher, this article may be used for personal reading only. For any other use, please contact Olivia Wood at the publisher’s office - olivia.wood@markallengroup.com for permission.

Keywords

  • stroke
  • physiotherapy

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