The Stroke Foundation developed these clinical guidelines to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of stroke. The recommendations in the Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017 have been approval by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
The Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2017 updates and supersedes the Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management 2010.
The Australian Childhood Stroke Advisory Committee (ACSAC) developed this clinical guideline in response to the needs of professionals and families for a consistent approach to the diagnosis and acute management of childhood stroke in Australia.
The Stroke Foundation is part of the National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA), which developed the guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.