What does stroke-care entails in the acute phase in the hospital in terms of diagnosis, the effects a stroke has on a patient, treatments and issues professionals in the hospital should be focusing on? In the hospital, mobilization and rehabilitation of the patient starts as soon as possible. The objective is to discharge the patient within 5 days, if the patient is clinically stable. In this period secondary prevention is started: a patient is treated, the aftercare trajectory will be started and interventions are applied to prevent recurrence of stroke.
KeywordsAcute care Early treatment and rehabilitation
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