An expert attendee draws from a wealth of presentations to share why a handful of new (and old) studies are likely to change practice in stroke care.
Five Big Takeaways From This Year’s International Stroke Conference
An expert attendee draws from a wide range of study presentations to glean a few key conclusions for the daily practice of stroke neurologists.
How Do Patient Characteristics Impact Treatment Time in Acute Stroke? (Video)
A study on Cleveland Clinic’s mobile stroke unit reveals one characteristic that seems to particularly drive early IV thrombolysis delivery.
Experience Brings Heightened Efficiency to Mobile Stroke Unit, Study Shows (Video)
Practice may not make perfect in healthcare, but it can sure make for greater efficiency and effectiveness. This study of our mobile stroke unit’s evolution over three years is a case in point.
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How Mobile Stroke Units Take Prehospital Evaluation to a New Level (Video)
A Cleveland Clinic study presented at the 2018 International Stroke Conference suggests these units may help bypass interhospital transfers for patients requiring thrombectomy.
Comprehensive Vs. Primary Stroke Centers: Is There a Quality Difference?
The answer is yes, according to a new national database analysis, but the differences are limited and fairly focused on promptness of reperfusion therapy.
Stroke Deaths Plummet as IV Thrombolytic Therapy Surges, Medicare Database Study Finds
Something’s going right in acute stroke therapy: Medicare data show that one-year mortality fell 18 percent from 2009 to 2013 in tandem with a 60 percent rise in IV tPA use.