acute stroke unit

acute stroke unit

A discrete area in the hospital which has access to equipment for monitoring and rehabilitating patients, and is staffed by a specialist stroke multidisciplinary team which meet regularly for goal setting.
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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.
A dedicated acute stroke unit will be built at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC) to serve stroke patients from across Manitoba, resulting in improved patient outcomes that shorten their time in hospital while reducing costs to treat them, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced .
Its team of specialists provides occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy to eligible patients who have been discharged from the Acute Stroke Unit at Arrowe Park Hospital and Clatterbridge Hospital's Stroke Rehab Centre.
Just 58.4%, or 44,387, were admitted to an acute stroke unit within four hours.
After two recent Burns Supper events the club donated PS200 to the acute stroke unit at DGRI and PS50 to Clic Sergeant via Morrisons.
Resource utilization and costs for treatment of stroke patients in an acute stroke unit in Greece.
The George Eliot currently has an acute stroke unit with 18 beds plus one assessment bed.
Hospitalised patients with stroke were recruited from a stroke rehabilitation unit and an acute stroke unit. Individuals were eligible to participate in this study if they were hospitalised with a stroke as their primary diagnosis, could walk 10 metres independently prior to discharge with or without an aid and could apply (or have support to apply) an activity monitor around their ankle for waking hours over three days.
Report by RN Ros Alosious, Dunedin Hospital acute stroke unit and medical ward
To improve outcomes for patients, including more rapid recovery and reduction in long term disability, BCUHB should plan a 'regional acute stroke unit' at YGC with rotas of specialist doctors and nurses, immediate CT scanning on admission, and urgent administration of clot busting drugs within 4 hours of onset of stroke symptoms.
We reviewed all available charts of patients admitted with acute ischemic stroke at our acute stroke unit between January 2011 and December 2013.
Due to her innovative work, the acute stroke unit has seen an increase in discharge rates and a reduction in the average length of stay for patients.
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