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.
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
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.