Early assessment by a mobile stroke team: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Dey2005EarlyAB,
  title={Early assessment by a mobile stroke team: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Paola Dey and M. P. Woodman and Alan R Gibbs and Robert Steele and Susan Jill Stocks and Susan Wagstaff and V Khanna and Mohan Datta Chaudhuri},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          331-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is overwhelming evidence of the effectiveness of specialist stroke rehabilitation, but more limited evidence of the effectiveness of organised stroke care during the acute phase of stroke. OBJECTIVE To determine the impact on outcome of access to a mobile team during the acute phase of stroke among patients admitted to general wards. STUDY POPULATION 308 patients admitted to one of two hospitals within 5 days of the onset of a clinically diagnosed stroke. STUDY DESIGN… CONTINUE READING

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