Rates of Adverse Events and Outcomes among Stroke Patients Admitted to Primary Stroke Centers.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To identify the beneficial effects of primary stroke centers (PSCs) certification by Joint Commission (JC), we compared the rates of in-hospital adverse events and discharge outcomes among ischemic stroke patients admitted to PSCs and those admitted to non-PSC hospitals in the United States. METHODS We obtained the data from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.01.045

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