Tag: stroke patients

Innovation, Patient Experience

Mobile stroke units provide lifesaving care to patients in urban areas

December 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Mobile Stroke Units (MSUs), vehicles equipped to provide stroke treatment before reaching a hospital, provided lifesaving care to stroke patients in Manhattan approximately 30 minutes faster, compared to patients transported to hospitals in traditional ambulances and who did not receive […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

New recommendations for stroke systems of care to improve patient outcomes

May 20, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The policy statement, released during National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, comes as stroke systems of care have seen vast improvements in availability of endovascular therapy, neurocritical care and stroke center certification over the past decade. In addition, innovations such […]


Innovative treatment may help prevent brain swelling, death in stroke patients

March 21, 2016

Via: The Medical News

New research has provided more evidence that an innovative treatment strategy may help prevent brain swelling and death in stroke patients. J. Marc Simard, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, along with colleagues at Yale […]