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Acute management of stroke - I: Ischaemic stroke

Abstract:

The adage that 'Time is Brain' remains a cornerstone of acute stroke treatment, and reflects the importance of timely diagnosis and treatment in order to minimise long-term consequences. The greatest advance in the management of ischaemic stroke has come in the form of reperfusion strategies, the success of which relies upon appropriate patient selection and the prompt initiation of therapy. The benefits of intravenous thrombolysis up to 4.5 hours are now firmly established, with trials under...

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10.1016/j.mpaic.2013.06.002

Authors


Chong, TT-J More by this author
Journal:
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
Volume:
14
Issue:
9
Pages:
363-365
Publication date:
2013-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-7584
ISSN:
1472-0299
URN:
uuid:042ef04b-4eec-41d1-858f-ba84a69f3f1e
Source identifiers:
455594
Local pid:
pubs:455594
Language:
English
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