Tag: mobile stroke unit

travelling stroke team

Time is brain: Travelling stroke team enables faster treatment and better...

In a pilot programme in New York City, USA, a mobile interventional stroke team (MIST) travelled directly to patients to perform emergency stroke surgery...

Mobile stroke units may “result in lower rates of disability”

A late-breaking abstract presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2021 (17 –19 March, online) has presented evidence that patients who received care from...

German study shows use of mobile stroke units improves clinical outcomes

In a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers have found that stroke patients in Berlin for whom STEMOs...
mobile stroke unit

Live from ISC: Fast treatment via mobile stroke unit found to...

Treating stroke patients in specialised ambulances speeds treatment and reduces patients’ disability, according to late-breaking science presented at the International Stroke Conference (ISC; 19–21...

Artificial Intelligence in prehospital stroke detection: Automation in motion

Acknowledging the current limitations that hinder optimal stroke screening in the prehospital setting, Mark McDonald (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA), one of the co-founders...

Telemedicine ambulance may deliver faster stroke care

When experiencing a stroke, people who are brought to the hospital in an ambulance with a computed tomography (CT) scanner and telemedicine capabilities are...

World’s largest mobile stroke unit begins test run in Memphis, USA

A Wichita State University nursing faculty member, Wendy Dusenbury, has been invited to join an inaugural group of practitioners at the University of Tennessee...