Prehospital and in-hospital delays in acute stroke care.

  title={Prehospital and in-hospital delays in acute stroke care.},
  author={Kelly R Evenson and Wayne D. Rosamond and Dexter L. Morris},
  volume={20 2},
Current guidelines emphasize the need for early stroke care. However, significant delays occur during both the prehospital and in-hospital phases of care, making many patients ineligible for stroke therapies. The purpose of this study was to systematically review and summarize the existing scientific literature reporting prehospital and in-hospital stroke delay times in order to assist future delivery of effective interventions to reduce delay time and to raise several key issues which future… CONTINUE READING

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