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Health Care System Factors for Stroke (Cerebrovascular Disease) Deaths

Health Care System Factors

Health care system factors that can continue to improve stroke mortality include: # the identification and management of high blood pressure # the establishment of stroke transport protocols for emergency medical services (EMS) agencies # the certification of hospitals as Primary Stroke Centers, the designation of other stroke-ready hospitals as Stroke Receiving Facilities, and the use of telestroke to help hospitals provide prompt assessment and care of stroke patients # the implementation of stroke treatment guidelines, such as the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines--Stroke program, in hospitals throughout Utah

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Content updated: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:30:17 MDT