Alfredo Palomino-García

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INTRODUCTION Diagnosing a stroke can sometimes be difficult. There are a number of mimic conditions that can lead to false diagnoses. AIM To examine false diagnoses of acute stroke. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed the medical histories with diagnoses of acute stroke -i.e. ischaemic or haemorrhagic stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)- for a(More)
INTRODUCTION Extending the thrombolytic therapy window in ischaemic stroke to 4.5 hours has proved to be useful and safe, but a prompt response remains a decisive factor. AIM To analyse the factors that delay treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS After activating the Stroke Code procedure, the consecutive cases of stroke attended in the emergency department(More)
BACKGROUND Health care service based on telemedicine can reduce both physical and time barriers in stroke treatments. Moreover, this service connects centers specializing in stroke treatment with other centers and practitioners, thereby increasing accessibility to neurological specialist care and fibrinolytic treatment. OBJECTIVE Development,(More)
OBJECTIVES This handbook is intended to be an accessible, easy-to-consult guide to help professionals produce or adapt Evidence-Based Documents. Such documents will help standardize both clinical practice and decision-making, the quality always being monitored in such a way that established references are complied with. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
This article presents the technological solution of a tele-assistance process for stroke patients in acute phase in the Seville metropolitan area. The main objective of this process is to reduce time from symptom onset to treatment of acute phase stroke patients by means of telemedicine, regarding mobility between an intensive care unit ambulance and an(More)
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