Paramedic Perspectives on Barriers to Prehospital Acute Stroke Recognition.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers are tasked with rapid evaluation, stabilization, recognition, and transport of acute stroke patients. Although prehospital stroke scales were developed to assist with stroke recognition, unrecognized challenges exist in the prehospital setting that hinder accurate assessment of stroke. The goal of this… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/10903127.2015.1115933

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