Revised and updated recommendations for the establishment of primary stroke centers: a summary statement from the brain attack coalition.

@article{Alberts2011RevisedAU,
  title={Revised and updated recommendations for the establishment of primary stroke centers: a summary statement from the brain attack coalition.},
  author={Mark Jay Alberts and Richard E. Latchaw and Andy S. Jagoda and Lawrence R. Wechsler and Todd J Crocco and Mary G. George and E Sander Connolly and Barbara Mancini and Stephen Prudhomme and Daryl Gress and Mary E Lee Jensen and Robert R. Bass and Robert Louis Ruff and Kathy Foell and Rocco Armonda and Marian Emr and Margo Warren and Jim Baranski and Michael D. Walker},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={2651-65}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The formation and certification of Primary Stroke Centers has progressed rapidly since the Brain Attack Coalition's original recommendations in 2000. The purpose of this article is to revise and update our recommendations for Primary Stroke Centers to reflect the latest data and experience. METHODS We conducted a literature review using MEDLINE and PubMed from March 2000 to January 2011. The review focused on studies that were relevant for acute stroke diagnosis… CONTINUE READING