8. Different for Different Folks: 2019 On-Going Issues in Stroke Care

74 responses

Do you have protocols or equipment to evaluate strokes which may result in a change in patient destination?

74 out of 74 answered

1
Yes
86%/ 64 resp.
2
No
13%/ 10 resp.

What symptom onset time window does your EMS system use for emergency department "stroke alert" in field to hospital communications?

73 out of 74 answered

1
0-6 hrs
31%/ 23 resp.
2
0-24 hrs
26%/ 19 resp.
3
0-3 hrs
16%/ 12 resp.
4
0-4.5 hrs
16%/ 12 resp.
5
0-12 hrs
9%/ 7 resp.
6
no "stroke alerts" made
0%/ 0 resp.

What LVO field screening/scoring system does your EMS system utilize?

69 out of 74 answered

1
RACE
34%/ 24 resp.
2
MEND
13%/ 9 resp.
3
None
13%/ 9 resp.
4
CPSSS
11%/ 8 resp.
5
VAN
11%/ 8 resp.
6
C-STAT
4%/ 3 resp.
7
modified NIHSS
4%/ 3 resp.
8
Other
7%/ 5 resp.