Stroke Websites

Acute Stroke Toolbox
Developed by a coalition of organizations, this web site provides "tools for health care professionals developing systems to enable the rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke." Included are links to stroke guidelines, pathways, orders, scales, and information for the public.
www.stroke-site.org

American Stroke Association
The American Stroke Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to decreasing the impact of stroke through programs, products and services for health care professionals, consumers and stroke survivors. Its web site includes extensive information on stroke awareness, stroke prevention, stroke treatment, and stroke rehabilitation.
www.strokeassociation.org

Internet Stroke Center
A service of the Washington University School of Medicine, the Internet Stroke Center provides stroke information for patients, family members, and professionals. A clinical trials directory and local/regional information are also included.
www.strokecenter.org

National Aphasia Association
NAA offers information on the medical causes of aphasia, support groups and local organizations, living with aphasia or someone who has aphasia, and the latest medical research.
www.aphasia.org

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NINDS is a federal agency that conducts and supports research on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke. Its web site includes authoritative information for consumers, as well as current research and research opportunities.
www.ninds.nih.gov

National Stroke Association (NSA)
NSA provides education, services and community-based activities in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery. Its web site includes info for consumers & professionals, including regional chapters & stroke centers.
www.stroke.org