Setting up an acute stroke service.
The administration of intravenous thrombolytic therapy to appropriate patients and the provision of care in a dedicated stroke unit setting form the pillars of evidence-based acute stroke care. Yet, the availability of these interventions remains variable around the world. Many challenges exist for physicians attempting to set up an acute stroke service for the first time. Based upon their experience in three countries, the authors propose 12 key steps in setting up a successful acute stroke ...Expand abstract
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