2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

@article{Powers20182018GF,
  title={2018 Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association},
  author={William J. Powers and Alejandro A. Rabinstein and Teri Ackerson and Opeolu M. Adeoye and Nicholas C. Bambakidis and Kyra J. Becker and Jose Biller and Michael D. Brown and Bart M. Demaerschalk and Brian L. Hoh and Edward C. Jauch and Chelsea S. Kidwell and Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi and Bruce Ovbiagele and Phillip A. Scott and Kevin Navin Sheth and Andrew M. Southerland and Deborah V. Summers and David L. Tirschwell},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2018},
  volume={49},
  pages={e46–e99}
}
Background and Purpose— The purpose of these guidelines is to provide an up-to-date comprehensive set of recommendations for clinicians caring for adult patients with acute arterial ischemic stroke in a single document. The intended audiences are prehospital care providers, physicians, allied health professionals, and hospital administrators. These guidelines supersede the 2013 guidelines and subsequent updates. Methods— Members of the writing group were appointed by the American Heart… 

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