Part 11: adult stroke: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

  • Cave D
  • Gazmuri R
  • Otto C
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Abstract

Advances in stroke care will have the greatest effect on stroke outcome if care is delivered within a regional stroke system designed to improve both efficiency and effectiveness. The ultimate goal of stroke care is to minimize ongoing injury, emergently recanalize acute vascular occlusions, and begin secondary measures to maximize functional recovery. These efforts will provide stroke patients with the greatest opportunity for a return to previous quality of life and decrease the overall societal burden of stroke.

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Authors

  • Diana M Cave

  • Raul J Gazmuri

  • Charles W Otto

  • Vinay M Nadkarni

  • Adam Cheng

  • Steven C Brooks

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