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Table 1 Definitions

From: When is referral from primary care to specialist services appropriate for survivors of stroke? A modified RAND-appropriateness consensus study

• The following definitions and clarifications were agreed by the panel at the start of the face-to-face meeting:
Specialist services - a health or social care professional working outside the primary care team
Primary care team - anyone who would normally be based in a GP practice, such as GPs, practice nurses, district nurses)
Stroke specialist - someone who only deals with stroke-related issues within the role being referred to (for instance a geriatrician was deemed not to be a stroke specialist unless they were seeing patients in a stroke-specific service)
Patients in the scenarios had all been discharged by the stroke team at the beginning of the scenario