Table 8Elements of usual care

StudyaNot reportedbAcute carecRehabilitationdFollowupeEducationfCoordinationg
Allen et al., 200240X
Allen et al., 200941XXXX
Andersen et al., 200244XX
Askim et al., 200416XXX
Bambauer et al., 200566X
Barlow et al., 200979X
Bautz-Holtert et al., 200218X
Boter et al., 200446X
Claiborne et al., 200647X
Clark et al., 200335X
Costa e Silva et al., 200867XX
Donnelly et al., 200448XX
Eagle et al., 200558X
Ertel et al., 200749X
Grasel et al., 200523X
Hall et al., 200269XX
Hanssen et al., 200771X
Ho et al., 200760X
Hoffmann et al., 200734X
Holmqvist et al., 200025X
Indredavik et al., 200022X
Johnston et al., 200736X
Joubert et al., 200655X
Joubert et al., 200856X
Kotowycz et al., 201061XX
Kovoor et al., 200670X
Lacey et al., 200465X
Lusczynska et al., 200674X
Mant et al., 200037X
Mayo et al., 200028X
Mayo et al., 200852X
Mayou et al., 200264XX
Petrie et al., 200262X
Robertson et al., 200176X
Rogers et al., 200759X
Sinclair et al., 200578X
Sulch et al., 200030XX
Torp et al., 200633XXX
Young et al., 200363XXX

Articles cited in the Study Characteristics (Table 5/5b) that are secondary or followup data analyses of an earlier study are not included in this table.


The authors did not report a definition of “usual care.”


Acute care refers to any level of specialty care (e.g., stroke unit, cardiac care unit).


Rehabilitation includes inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.


Followup includes patient followup (telephone, in-person, office visit) and any form of care delivered in the home setting (e.g., nursing care, rehabilitation).


Education refers to any form of formal education plan focused on facilitation the transition of care.


Coordination refers to any form of care coordination (e.g., discharge planning, physician referral).

From: Results

Cover of Transition of Care for Acute Stroke and Myocardial Infarction Patients
Transition of Care for Acute Stroke and Myocardial Infarction Patients: From Hospitalization to Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Secondary Prevention.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 202.
Olson DWM, Bettger JP, Alexander KP, et al.

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