Improving delivery of acute stroke therapy: The TLL Temple Foundation Stroke Project.

  title={Improving delivery of acute stroke therapy: The TLL Temple Foundation Stroke Project.},
  author={Lewis Morgenstern and Lara Staub and Wenyaw Chan and Theodore H. Wein and Leona K. Bartholomew and Mary Claire King and Robert A Felberg and William S Burgin and Janet Groff and Susan L. Hickenbottom and Kamaldeen R Saldin and A M Demchuk and Anjali Kalra and Anupma Dhingra and James C. Grotta},
  volume={33 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Only a small minority of acute stroke patients receive approved acute stroke therapy. We performed a community and professional behavioral intervention project to increase the proportion of stroke patients treated with approved acute stroke therapy. METHODS This study used a quasi-experimental design. Intervention and comparison communities were compared at baseline and during educational intervention. The communities were based in 5 nonurban East Texas counties. The… CONTINUE READING


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