Organised care of acute stroke at Groote Schuur Hospital : a controlled trial

@inproceedings{Patel2000OrganisedCO,
  title={Organised care of acute stroke at Groote Schuur Hospital : a controlled trial},
  author={Nilesh-Kumar Patel},
  year={2000}
}
Background and purpose: Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) admits about 570 stroke patients annually. These patients about occupy 10% of acute medical beds. Recent investigations have demonstrated that stroke services are poorly organised Although "Organised stroke care" has been shown to improve outcomes, this has not been demonstrated locally. This study was undertaken to detennine whether stroke unit care within a general medical ward improves outcomes. Study design and sampling: The study was a… CONTINUE READING

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