The prevention and management of complications after stroke

J R McGuire, R L Harvey
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America 1999, 10 (4): 857-74, ix
Medical, neurologic, and psychiatric complications can interfere with optimal recovery after stroke and increase the cost of care. Ideally, preventing these complications would be the best and most cost-effective treatment. This article reviews the clinical implications and management strategies for venous thromboembolism, spasticity, and depression after stroke.

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