The library includes forms and tools that have proven successful at other hospitals participating in Get With The Guidelines - Stroke. We offer these documents only to give you an idea of other hospitals' solutions. By including the documents on this website, the American Heart Association does not represent that they are complete, accurate or efficacious, or that they follow all of the American Heart Association guidelines for secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular events or stroke. Hospitals should design their order sets, discharge instructions and other tools based on their own procedures and professional experience.
Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Clinical Tools Library
- 2022 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage
- Recommendations for the Establishment of Stroke Systems of Care: A 2019 Update
- Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Endovascular/Intensive Care Unit-Postinterventional Therapy): Update to 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement
- Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Posthyperacute and Prehospital Discharge): Update to 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement
- Care of the Patient With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Prehospital and Acute Phase of Care): Update to the 2009 Comprehensive Nursing Care Scientific Statement
- Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: 2019 Update to the 2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
- 2021 Guideline for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of guidelines related to stroke. To search the full library by the American Heart Association, visit the search feature at Professional Heart Daily.
- Target: Type 2 Diabetes and Stroke
- Implementation Tips (PDF)
- Door-in-Door Out Best Practice Strategies (PDF)
HeartCare™ Channel: Educational Tool for your Patients
From in-hospital television programming to online, on-demand videos and educational resources, the Heart Care Channel supports your heart and stroke patients’ engagement in their recovery, disease management and long-term health. Learn how your facility can subscribe at heartcarechannel.com and view our program descriptions, and sample programs.
Stroke Center Certification
The American Stroke Association provides many resources to help hospitals become ready for certification, including ASTP and Get With The Guidelines. For more information about TJC Primary Stroke Center Certification, visit www.heart.org/certification.
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