American Heart Association

State stroke legislation increases U.S. primary stroke centers

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Individual state stroke legislation plays a compelling role in certifying primary stroke centers and improving availability and accessibility of care to acute stroke patients, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

A hospital that has been certified as a primary stroke center has […]

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |2 Comments

Treating brain hemorrhage at higher volume stroke centers improves outcomes

Treating a severe stroke known as subarachnoid hemorrhage at high-volume stroke centers results in fewer deaths, according to a study recently published in Neurology Today that is based on research presented at this year’s International Stroke Conference.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage, or SAH, occurs when a blood vessel bursts and bleeds into the lining between the surface […]

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