acute stroke

acute stroke

A stage of a cerebrovascular accident (stroke), which begins with the onset of symptoms and lasts for a few hours thereafter.

acute stroke

Neurology A stage of stroke starting at the onset of Sx and last for a few hrs thereafter. See Stroke, Transient ischemic attack.
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To help diagnose cerebrovascular disease, especially acute stroke, and to provide the necessary treatment as soon as possible, more than 2.7 million euros have been allocated from five European Union (EU) funds to five hospitals.
A multifaceted and interactive staff training program targeting the clinical pathways associated in the management of acute stroke patients was utilized.
"Although hospital staff in BCUHB provide the best service they can, the way stroke services are set up currently, along with staff shortages, mean that the provision of acute stroke care at each of the District General Hospitals does not consistently meet national standards for clinical quality.
Patients would be treated in a specialist Hyper Acute Stroke Unit for the first 72 hours of care, before being moved, as appropriate, to Queen's Hospital Burton or other local services for follow-up care and rehabilitation.
The Hamad Medical Corporation's Hamad General Hospital treats 68% of acute stroke patients within 60 minutes of arrival, a senior doctor said on Monday.
He has served as principal investigator for several international clinical studies including REVASCAT, a randomized trial of endovascular therapy versus medical therapy for acute stroke within eight hours of symptoms onset conducted in Spain, and DAWN, a multicenter, international, randomized trial of endovascular therapy versus medical therapy in the beyond eight-hour time window.
Brain magnetic resonance with negative diffusion-weighted imaging: Does it preclude acute stroke diagnosis?
This technology, when combined with the RAPID platform's clinically validated CTP product, delivers a powerful imaging solution to the angio suite for acute stroke patients.
Acute stroke units have specialist equipment and trained staff to provide treatment as quickly as possible.
Jimmy McGovern and Gillian Juckes' drama took no prisoners (actually, it did - and put some of those who work in the care system on trial), while it boasted excellent performances from Alison Steadman (Mary) and Sheridan Smith and Sinead Keenan (daughters Jenny and Claire) - as a family left devastated when Mary suffered an acute stroke and developed dementia.
LAHORE -- Head of Acute Stroke Centre of Punjab Institute of Neurosciences (PINS) Prof Umair Rasheed Chaudhary has stressed the need for raising awareness about benefits of immediately taking paralysis patient to the healthcare facility.
Badr al Samaa Group of Hospitals, in its pursuit of imparting medical education on regular basis, conducted CME on acute stroke for the doctors of Muscat and surrounding regions which became a very valuable opportunity for the medical fraternity to learn about this critical subject and establish a right approach in handling stroke patients, a time bound emergency.

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