Notice of public consultation for draft updated stroke guidelines – November 2021
Draft updated guidelines for stroke management (aphasia and pressure injury)
The Stroke Foundation Guidelines Steering Group has prepared draft guidelines for stroke management, with recommendations for rehabilitation (aphasia), and managing complications (pressure injury).
These guidelines will be submitted to the NHMRC for approval under section 14A of the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992.
As part of the approval process, the Stroke Foundation is seeking submissions on the draft guidelines from 8 November to 20 December 2021.
The draft guidelines are available to view electronically on the MAGICapp platform:
- Aphasia (Chapter 5 Rehabilitation) – new recommendations for speech and language therapy, including timing and intensity, and updated weak recommendation against brain stimulation.
- Pressure injury (Chapter 6 Managing complications) – reinstated topic with new practice point.
For additional information see Living guidelines updates.
The draft guidelines were made available to the public on Monday 8 November 2021, and all submissions must be received by 5 pm, Monday 20 December 2021.
How to give feedback
Submissions can be made by following the above links to the MAGICapp platform, and leaving a comment under the Feedback tab below each recommendation.
Please note you need to sign in to MAGICapp to leave a comment. Create an account for free at MAGICapp.org.
For further assistance, or alternatively to provide feedback via email, please contact the Stroke Foundation Guidelines Development Team, email: email@example.com