Stroke: Clinical Resources/Guidelines

Listed are some clinical resources that we believe may be useful to healthcare practitioners.

Australian Clinical Consensus Guideline: The diagnosis and acute management of childhood stroke.

Int J Stroke 2019; 14(1): 94-106.
DOI: 10.1177/1747493018799958


Consensus Guideline from Australia for pediatric stroke including data up to 2017 and published in 2018

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Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Stroke 2019; 50: e51–e96
DOI: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000183


Statement from American Heart Association to provide updated information on various type of stroke in children published in 2019

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Stroke in childhood: clinical guidelines for diagnosis, management and rehabilitation. 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2017.


“NICE accredited evidence-based clinical guideline provides recommendations for all UK paediatricians and healthcare professionals involved in the regulation or practice of the care of children and young people who have had or are suspected of having a stroke” Published in 2017 and shall be updated soon.

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Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations – Pediatric Recommendations

5th Edition. Heart and Stroke Foundation 2015.


Summary of Pediatrics Recommendations within Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations. Published in 2015 

Patient and Family Organizations

Canadian Pediatric Stroke Association (CPSSA)

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International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke (IAPS)

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Pediatric Stroke Network

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Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association

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Jooay Community-based Activities for Children with Disabilities