Lack of Gender Disparities in Emergency Department Triage of Acute Stroke Patients

@inproceedings{Madsen2015LackOG,
  title={Lack of Gender Disparities in Emergency Department Triage of Acute Stroke Patients},
  author={Tracy E. Madsen and Esther K. Choo and Todd A Seigel and Danielle Palms and Brian Silver},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous literature has shown gender disparities in the care of acute ischemic stroke. Compared to men, women wait longer for brain imaging and are less likely to receive intravenous (IV) tissue plasminogen activator (tPA). Emergency department (ED) triage is an important step in the rapid assessment of stroke patients and is a possible contributor to disparities. It is unknown whether gender differences exist in ED triage of acute stroke patients. Our primary objective was to… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS