A Queensland hospital has dramatically reduced door-to-needle times to 25 minutes by changing the acute management of suspected ischaemic stroke. Presenting latest data at the Stroke 2018 conference in Sydney on 8 August, Dr Darshan Shah, Stroke Consultant at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, said the hospital’s implementation of its own “Code Stroke protocol” in 2016 ...
The protocol that proved a game changer for door-to-needle times at one Qld hospital
By Tessa Hoffman
15 Aug 2018