There is Level A Evidence that Stroke Unit care reduces the likelihood of death and disability by as much as 30% for men and women of any age with mild, moderate, or severe stroke. One of the key components of Stroke Unit care is that the core interprofessional team should consist of healthcare professional with stroke expertise. Furthermore, recommendations indicate interprofessional stroke teams across the continuum receive education and training to promote stroke expertise. To support evidence-based practices, key resources and guidelines related to stroke care have been endorsed. See the following:
The World Stroke Congress is coming to Canada! Registration is now open for the 15th World Stroke Congress to be held in Toronto, Ontario from October 10-12, 2023.