When is patient transfer indicated for stroke?

Updated: Jan 24, 2018
  • Author: Jeffrey L Saver, MD, FAHA, FAAN; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Transfer should be initiated if CT or MRI is not available. However, remember that the time to transfer a patient may exceed the 3-hour time-window for treatment.


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