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  1. A model for management of patients with stroke during the acute phase : outcome and economic implications.

    Article - En anglais

    Background and Purpose

    The purpose of the study was to develop a clinical pathway for patients with nonhemorrhagic stroke during the acute hospital phase to improve the quality of care and reduce costs.


    The pathway included standard admission orders and a swallow screen on day 1 of hospitalization.

    Physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and social worker assessments were done on day 2. A physiatry consult was performed on day 3 if indicated, and by day 4 a discharge target date and disposition were addressed.


    Outcomes for 121 patients during the first year of pathway implementation are reported.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident cérébrovasculaire, Aigu, Stade précoce, Qualité, Coût, Symptomatologie, Hôpital, Soin, Hospitalisation, Traitement, Pronostic, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Economie santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stroke, Acute, Early stage, Quality, Costs, Symptomatology, Hospital, Care, Hospitalization, Treatment, Prognosis, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, Health economy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0096898

    Code Inist : 002B17C. Création : 199406.