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Latest Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network Stories

Gustavo Saposnik
2014-08-29 03:00:19

Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

2014-04-23 09:46:08

Administering a clot-dissolving drug to stroke victims quickly — ideally within the first 60 minutes after they arrive at a hospital emergency room — is crucial to saving their lives, preserving their brain function and reducing disability.

2013-08-30 12:37:35

Several key elements in systems of care can reduce stroke deaths and disabilities.

2013-05-28 11:27:10

An integrated system of stroke care delivery in Ontario, Canada, has resulted in fewer deaths from stroke and fewer discharges to long-term care facilities because of better access to optimal stroke care.

2013-05-07 23:26:45

Award demonstrates the New York Hospital's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Mt.

2013-02-01 09:44:29

People having an ischemic stroke should receive clot-dissolving therapy – if appropriate -- within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital.

2012-07-18 01:22:02

As part of the Affordable Care Act, hospitals and medical centers are required to report their quality-of-care and risk-standardized outcomes for stroke and other common medical conditions.

2012-05-02 15:13:46

The mantra in stroke care is “time is brain.”

2012-03-29 23:35:25

Depression is more prevalent among stroke and transient ischemic attack survivors than in the general population.


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