Activation of emergency medical services for acute stroke in a nonurban population: the T.L.L. Temple Foundation Stroke Project.

@article{Wein2000ActivationOE,
  title={Activation of emergency medical services for acute stroke in a nonurban population: the T.L.L. Temple Foundation Stroke Project.},
  author={Theodore H. Wein and Lara Staub and Robert A Felberg and Susan L. Hickenbottom and W Chan and James C. Grotta and A M Demchuk and Janet Y. Groff and Leona K. Bartholomew and Lewis Morgenstern},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={1925-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Activating emergency medical services (EMS) is the most important factor in reducing delay times to hospital arrival for stroke patients. Determining who calls 911 for stroke would allow more efficient targeting of public health initiatives. METHODS The T.L.L. Temple Foundation Stroke Project is an acute stroke surveillance and intervention project in nonurban East Texas. Prospective case ascertainment allowed chart abstraction and structured interviews for all… CONTINUE READING

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