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Cerebrovasc Dis (2021) 50 (6): 636–643.
Published Online: 21 September 2021
...Peter Langhorne Background: The concept of stroke unit care has been discussed for over 50 years, but it is only in the last 25 years that clear evidence of its effectiveness has emerged to inform these discussions. Summary: This review outlines the history of the concept of stroke units to improve...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (1997) 7 (Suppl. 2): 2–6.
Published Online: 26 May 2010
... stroke as a medical emergency, especially, since early thrombolytic therapy has been shown to be the first successful treatment of stroke. Public and professional education would also raise the profile of this condition and improve knowledge of the stages of treatment. The instigation of stroke units...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2001) 11 (Suppl. 1): 31–39.
Published Online: 01 April 2010
... control, early treatment of hyperthermia and prevention and treatment of neurologic and systemic complications. In the early 70s, the first stroke units (SU) were established as intensive-care SU, but failed to show improvement in terms of reduction of mortality-morbidity. Nowadays, the concept has...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2009) 27 (Suppl. 4): 1–8.
Published Online: 18 June 2009
... Acute management Stroke unit Teleradiology Videoconferencing Economics Two of the main problems faced by health professionals and patients are the shortage of doctors (particularly in rural areas) and the fact that doctors seldom have adequate information for treating patients. In addition...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2008) 25 (5): 457–507.
Published Online: 06 May 2008
... to be a single entity. The article covers referral and emergency management, Stroke Unit service, diagnostics, primary and secondary prevention, general stroke treatment, specific treatment including acute management, management of complications, and rehabilitation. 19 02 2008 27 03 2008 6 5 2008...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2008) 25 (1-2): 67–73.
Published Online: 22 November 2007
... percentile of change in PCS score between the assessments, and higher baseline mental component summary (MCS) score was associated with lower odds of being above the 75th percentile of change in MCS. Treatment in a stroke unit was associated with an increase in the MCS score and higher neurological score...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2007) 23 (5-6): 344–352.
Published Online: 30 January 2007
...Didier Leys; E. Bernd Ringelstein; Markku Kaste; Werner Hacke Background and Purpose: Stroke units decrease mortality, handicap and need for institutional care, but there are only sparse evidence-based data showing which components make the difference over general wards. The aim of this survey...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2005) 19 (1): 23–30.
Published Online: 14 January 2005
...Yolanda Silva; Montserrat Puigdemont; Mar Castellanos; Joaquín Serena; Rosa M. Suñer; María M. García; Antoni Dávalos Background and Purpose: Factors that determine the benefit of stroke units (SU) are unknown. The aim of our study was to analyze whether semi-intensive monitoring during the acute...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2003) 16 (4): 311–337.
Published Online: 19 September 2003
... transportation, preferably through the EMS, to the nearest emergency room of a hospital providing organised acute stroke care or a stroke unit if available. The EMS ambulance dispatchers should inform the stroke unit personnel that they are going to refer a stroke patient and describe the clinical status...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2003) 15 (Suppl. 1): 19–20.
Published Online: 31 March 2003
...Bent Indredavik The main aims of acute stroke care should be to reduce death and disability. Treatment in stroke units is the only treatment option proven to reduce death in acute stroke patients. Stroke unit care is also the only treatment which has shown a marked reduction in disability...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2003) 15 (Suppl. 1): 16–18.
Published Online: 31 March 2003
... discharges per year and the doctors in charge of these services were interviewed. Results: Only 31 (7%) out of 447 services could be classified as stroke units (SUs). Of these, only 9 (29%) were found to have vital function monitoring systems available for all patients. The most striking differences between...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2003) 15 (Suppl. 1): 23–25.
Published Online: 31 March 2003
...Dániel Bereczki; László Csiba; Béla Fülesdi; István Fekete The Debrecen Stroke Unit covers a catchment area of 210,000 inhabitants in eastern Hungary. The unit was established at the Department of Neurology of the University Hospital in 1974 and has 23 beds, 7 of which have monitoring facilities...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2003) 15 (Suppl. 1): 26–28.
Published Online: 31 March 2003
...Martin Dennis Stroke services are developing rapidly in Scotland. Most of the 33 hospitals which admit stroke patients from the community have a stroke unit and access to brain imaging. However, acute stroke units are few and many of the 10,000 patients each year still do not access a stroke unit...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (2000) 10 (5): 335–351.
Published Online: 18 August 2000
... Prevention Acute stroke therapy Stroke unit Results from the Stroke Unit Trialists Collaboration [1997] indicate that all types of patients with stroke benefit from treatment and rehabilitation in stroke units: males and females, young and elderly stroke patients and patients with mild, moderate...
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Cerebrovasc Dis (1997) 7 (5): 284–288.
Published Online: 15 September 1997
... Admission to an acute stroke unit is decided on the basis of clinical and computed tomographic data collected in emergency, leading to a risk of misdiagnosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate of misdiagnoses in an acute stroke unit. This study was conducted over a 1-year period...