What are the benefits of a stroke system for the management of ischemic stroke?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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A stroke system should ensure effective interaction and collaboration among the agencies, services, and people involved in providing prevention and the timely identification, triage to the most appropriate hospital, rapid transport, treatment, and rehabilitation of stroke patients. For more information, see Stroke Team Creation and Primary Stroke Center Certification.


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