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Stroke assessment

PAT108 STROKE ASSESSMENT GENERIC INFO GRAPHICThis booklet is for you or your family, if you have had a stroke. It is based on the recommendations from a national clinical guideline on how to treat, support, and give information to patients who have had a stroke.

This booklet explains:

  • what happens to your body when you have a stroke;
  • how health-care professionals treat people who they think have had a stroke;
  • information about treatment; and
  • how to monitor and reduce the risks of someone having another stroke.

It does not cover information on patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage (where a ruptured blood vessel has bled around the outside of the brain).

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