Acute Stroke: Preventing stroke and managing complications

Acute Stroke: Preventing stroke and managing complications

GPs are ideally placed to identify patients with modifiable risk factors for stroke and to institute prevention strategies, including lifestyle changes and antihypertensive and anticoagulation therapy when appropriate. GPs can also help reduce morbidity in stroke survivors through recognising and managing complications such as depression, sexual dysfunction and fatigue

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2021