Stroke

Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Hypertension (HTN), the most potent, modifiable risk factor for stroke, is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

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.

Hackathon as a way to raise awareness and foster innovation for stroke.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 17, 2015

UNLABELLED: The 'Time is Brain" concept has been a major focus in the World Stroke Awareness Campaign.

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.

Pre and intrahospital workflow for acute stroke treatment.

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Dec 23, 2015

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: With the recent demonstration of the effectiveness of rapid recanalization of large vessel occlusions in acute ischemic stroke, it is important to assess the current status of pre and intrahospital workflow for acute stroke.

Acquisition, Analysis, and Sharing of Data in 2015 and Beyond: A Survey of the Landscape: A Conference Report From the American Heart Association Data Summit 2015.

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