The prevention and management of complications after stroke

J. R. McGuire*, R. L. Harvey

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)857-874
Number of pages18
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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