Fibrinolytic Agents

Frostbite.

Publication Date: 
Apr 16, 2017

Deep frostbite is a thermal injury associated with significant morbidity. Historically, this has been associated with military personnel; however, increasingly it is becoming an injury that afflicts the civilian population.

Monte Carlo Simulation Modeling of a Regional Stroke Team's Use of Telemedicine.

Publication Date: 
Jan 11, 2016

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to evaluate operational policies that may improve the proportion of eligible stroke patients within a population who would receive intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) and minimize time to treatment in eligible patients.

Telemedicine in Prehospital Stroke Evaluation and Thrombolysis: Taking Stroke Treatment to the Doorstep.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 09, 2016

IMPORTANCE: Mobile stroke treatment units (MSTUs) with on-site treatment teams that include a vascular neurologist can provide thrombolysis in the prehospital setting faster than treatment in the hospital.

Mobile computed tomography: prehospital diagnosis and treatment of stroke.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 24, 2014

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Mobile computed tomography (CT) scanning in specialized ambulances has recently become feasible. Two randomized trials have used mobile CTs for prehospital thrombolysis.