Acute stroke

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Abstract Number: 289

EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY, NURSE DRIVEN IN-HOSPITAL CODE STROKE PROTOCOL ON RECOGNITION AND DIAGNOSIS OF IN-HOSPITAL STROKE

Background: Up to 17% of all strokes occur in patients hospitalized for another diagnosis or procedure, and in-hospital strokes complicate up to 0.06% of all admissions. In-hospital strokes carry higher mortality, longer length of stay [...]

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