What should be included in patient education following middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke?

Updated: Feb 20, 2018
  • Author: Daniel I Slater, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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Informing patients and family members of the rigors of rehabilitation is essential so that they are empowered to make informed decisions. Family and patient education is imperative to rehabilitation and assures successful return home and to the community. Training of caregivers by therapists and nurses is an essential component of a good rehabilitation program.


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