Pathways to enhancing the quality of stroke care through national data monitoring systems for hospitals

Linda J Nichols, Lindsay Smith and Penny L Allen
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.00148
Published online: 15 April 2014

To the Editor: Stroke care can only benefit from an integrated system for monitoring the quality of hospital care. However, in Cadilhac and colleagues' article,1 there appears a significant omission regarding the importance of correctly categorising stroke subtypes.

  • Linda J Nichols1
  • Lindsay Smith2
  • Penny L Allen3

  • 1 School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS.
  • 2 School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, TAS.
  • 3 Rural Clinical School, University of Tasmania, Burnie, TAS.


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