Chapter 15. Stroke Resources for Professionals, Patients and Carers

  1. Dr Jane Williams Consultant Nurse chair member2,
  2. Professor Lin Perry Professor of Nursing Research member3 and
  3. Professor Caroline Watkins President member4
  1. Graham Williamson Lecturer

Published Online: 3 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch15

Acute Stroke Nursing

Acute Stroke Nursing

How to Cite

Williamson, G. (2010) Stroke Resources for Professionals, Patients and Carers, in Acute Stroke Nursing (eds J. Williams, L. Perry and C. Watkins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318838.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

  2. 3

    University of Technology Sydney and the Northern Network Hospitals, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health, Australia

  3. 4

    Clinical Practice Research Unit, School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing and Acute Care, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161046

Online ISBN: 9781444318838



  • stroke resources for professionals, patients and carers;
  • American Speech - Language - Hearing Association (ASHA);
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses;
  • NHS Evidence Health Information Resources;
  • Stepping Out Project - stroke self-management programme, individuals to take control of their daily lives;
  • American Academy of Neurology - current AAN clinical practice guidelines and related tools;
  • British Association of Stroke Physicians;
  • profession-specific guidelines - from National Stroke Nursing Forum;
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE);
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission - source of advice about disabled people's rights


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • National associations

  • Resources for patients and carers

  • Other resources and organisations

  • Specialist international journals

  • Non-specialist journals' stroke collections

  • Clinical practice guidelines

  • Finding current stroke research

  • Evidence-based practice resources

  • Chapter links