Comprehensive Stroke Centers May Be Associated With Improved Survival in Hemorrhagic Stroke

@inproceedings{McKinney2015ComprehensiveSC,
  title={Comprehensive Stroke Centers May Be Associated With Improved Survival in Hemorrhagic Stroke},
  author={James S. McKinney and Jerry Q. Cheng and Igor Rybinnik and John B. Kostis},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Comprehensive stroke centers (CSCs) provide a full spectrum of neurological and neurosurgical services to treat complex stroke patients. CSCs have been shown to improve clinical outcomes and mitigate disparities in ischemic stroke patients. It is believed that CSCs also improve outcomes in hemorrhagic stroke. METHODS AND RESULTS We used the Myocardial Infarction Data Acquisition System (MIDAS) database, which includes data on patients discharged with a primary diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING
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