neurology
Stroke

Time to ramp up telestroke roll out

There is now more evidence that telestroke capacity at hospital emergency departments can improve the rates of reperfusion and reduce mortality in patients presenting with acute ischaemic stroke. A US study of more than 150,000 patients found those initially presenting at hospitals with telestroke capacity had reperfusion rates of 6.8% compared to 6.0% at hospitals ...

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