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Towards earlier discharge, better outcomes, lower cost: stroke rehabilitation in Ireland
Wren, Maev-Ann; Gillespie, Paddy; Smith, Samantha; Kearns, Karen; Wolfe, Charles; Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
This report describes the analysis and findings of the Stroke Rehabilitation in Ireland (SRI) study . This study was undertaken with the overall aim of examining rehabilitation services for stroke patients in the Irish healthcare system, identifying patterns of use, an d assessing implications ( in terms of e conomic and health outcomes) of existing and new models of care. The SRI study ha d four main objectives: • to describe current rehabilitation provision for stroke patients in Ireland; • to analyse best practice path way s of stroke rehabilitation; • to compare cost s, outcome s and cost - effectiveness implications of actual and best practice path ways of rehabilitation in Ireland; • to recommend how best to deliver stroke rehabilita tion after the inpatient phase.
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Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Contributor(s): Economic and Social Research Institute
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Economic and Social Research Institute
First Indexed: 2016-04-23 07:02:18 Last Updated: 2017-05-12 07:08:27