Professional Stroke Education Inventory Search

Websites for Stroke has 7 resource(s).

Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care

Description/Date:

The Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care are intended to provide up-to-date evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of stroke. The goal of disseminating and implementing these recommendations is to reduce practice variations in the care of stroke patients across Canada, and to reduce the gap between knowledge and practice.

Developer/Owner:

The Recommendations is a joint initiative of the Canadian Stroke Network and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Now in its 6th edition, the 2016-2018 theme is Partnerships and Collaboration

Authors: Stroke advisory group and writing group members

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: www.strokebestpractices.ca

Target: All stroke care providers

Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation (last updated 2016)

Description/Date:

The Evidence-Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation or EBRSR (last updated 2016) is a comprehensive and up-to- date review examining both therapy-based and pharmacological interventions associated with stroke rehabilitation.

Developer/Owner:

Dr. Robert Teasell (MD, FRCPC) and team

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://www.ebrsr.com/

Target: Rehabilitation professionals

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Description/Date:

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is one of Canada’s largest and most effective health charities. Heart and Stroke Foundation is Canada’s most widely recognized and trusted authority on cardiovascular health.

Developer/Owner:

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer- based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through:

  • the advancement of research and its application;
  • the promotion of healthy living; and
  • advocacy.

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://www.heartandstroke.ca

Target: Public and stroke care professionals

Ontario Telemedicine Network

Description/Date:

Using innovative technology, OTN streamlines the health care process, while also expanding the way knowledge is shared and how the medical community interacts with each other and with patients.

The Provincial Telestroke Program is a component of Ontario’s stroke strategy and provides stroke patients in remote areas of the province with access to life-saving emergency care that they might not receive without this real-time expert neurological assessment. Telestroke uses eHealth Ontario’s Emergency Neuro Image Transfer System (ENITS), a centralized web-based picture archiving and communication system for head scans that can be accessed and viewed by participating neurologists.

OTN’s Webcasting Centre broadcasts thousands of ongoing health professional events over the internet, both live and archived, extending the reach of your events beyond rooms equipped with videoconferencing equipment.

Developer/Owner:

An independent, not-for- profit organization, OTN is funded by the Government of Ontario.

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access:

OTN Home: https://otn.ca/

Telestroke: http://otn.ca/en/programs/telestroke

OTN Webcasts: http://webcast.otn.ca/

Target: All stroke care providers

StrokEngine Assess

Description/Date:

StrokEngine Assess (2011) is a bilingual website which provides a review of assessment tools useful in stroke rehabilitation.

Developer/Owner:

McGill University

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://strokengine.ca/assess/index-en.html

Target: Clinicians working in stroke care.

StrokEngine Family

Description/Date:

StrokEngine Family (2012) is a bilingual website which provides information about stroke, rehabilitation, transition home, and long term recovery.

Developer/Owner:

McGill University

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://strokengine.ca/family/

Target: Individuals with stroke and their families.

StrokEngine Intervention

Description/Date:

StrokEngine Intervention (2011) is a bilingual Web site developed to provide a review of the effectiveness of stroke rehabilitation interventions.

Developer/Owner:

McGill University

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://strokengine.ca/intervention/index.php?page=topic&id=42

Target: Clinicians working in stroke care.