STROKE LIVING GUIDELINES

INITIATED

Stroke is one of Australia’s biggest killers and a leading cause of disability. In 2017 there were more than 56,000 new and recurrent strokes – that is one stroke every nine minutes. The financial cost of stroke in Australia is estimated to be $5 billion each year.

The Stroke Foundation’s comprehensive Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management are evolving into living guidelines as a next generation solution for health evidence translation in stroke..

This three-year pilot project will build and evaluate a world-first, online, dynamically updating summary of stroke evidence to guide clinical practice and policy development. The project is a partnership between the Stroke Foundation and Cochrane Australia, and is supported by the Australian government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

For more information about this frontier project, please contact guidelines@strokefoundation.org.au

Simon Murray