Facilities available in European hospitals treating stroke patients.

@article{Leys2007FacilitiesAI,
  title={Facilities available in European hospitals treating stroke patients.},
  author={Didier Leys and E. Bernd Ringelstein and M Kaste and Werner Hacke},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 11},
  pages={
          2985-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stroke units decrease mortality and need for institutional care, but they are not widely available. The objective of the study was to determine, among European hospitals admitting acute stroke patients, how many are able to provide an appropriate level of care. Method- We randomly selected 886 hospitals in 25 countries. We used definitions derived from a European expert survey for comprehensive stroke centers (CSC), primary stroke centers (PSC), and minimum level required… CONTINUE READING

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