Prehospital and Emergency Department Capacity for Acute Stroke Care in Minnesota

@article{Tsai2008PrehospitalAE,
  title={Prehospital and Emergency Department Capacity for Acute Stroke Care in Minnesota},
  author={Albert H W Tsai},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={e69 - e171}
}
INTRODUCTION Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Minnesota. One strategy to reduce the burden of stroke is to implement systems-level improvements in the prehospital and acute care settings. Two surveys conducted in 2006 obtained information about current practices and capacities of emergency medical services and emergency departments in Minnesota. METHODS In 2006, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Stroke Partnership (the statewide stroke collaborative group… CONTINUE READING

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