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Stroke Pathway - Patient and Provider Resources

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Symptoms Action Why 
Stroke symptoms < 4 hours from symptom onset   Treat as emergency – send for ED assessment via urgent ambulance (lights and sirens)    Potential Thrombolysis candidate  
 Stroke symptoms outside the ‘thrombolysis’ 4 hour window Admit immediately to hospital via acute medical team   Early assessment, diagnosis and management will ensure the very best outcome for the patient. Will receive CT scan within 24 hours
 Symptoms unclear but may warrant admission or assessment Hours 0800-1600  Contact the Stroke team on the ‘stroke mobile’ on 0277065064 to discuss (available to both WBOP and EBOP)   
Symptoms unclear but may warrant admission or assessment Hours 1600-0800 Contact the acute medical registrar on call for advice  


Last updated : Friday, September 11, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, September 10,2016


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