Letters NICE on rehabilitation after stroke

Starting vocational rehabilitation early after stroke

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4278 (Published 16 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4278
  1. Andrew O Frank, chair1
  1. 1Vocational Rehabilitation Association, Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster DN9 3GA, UK
  1. andrew.frank1{at}btinternet.com

As a consultant in rehabilitation medicine for nearly 30 years who manages younger stroke survivors in the community, I welcome the authoritative review of rehabilitation after stroke, particularly the section on return to work.1 The return to work plan may not be formulated until late in the rehabilitation process, but in the acute stage the acute team should discuss …

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