Streamlining of prehospital stroke management: the golden hour

Thrombolysis with alteplase administered within a narrow therapeutic window provides an effective therapy for acute ischaemic stroke. However, mainly because of prehospital delay, patients often arrive too late for treatment, and no more than 1–8% of patients with stroke obtain this treatment. We re...

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Published in:The lancet, Vol. 12, No. 6 (2013), p. 585-596
Main Author: Fassbender, Klaus
Other Involved Persons: Balucani, Clotilde ; Walter, Silke ; Levine, Steven R ; Haass, Anton ; Grotta, James
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1474-4465
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70100-5
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