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Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit

How effective are mobile stroke units at decreasing time to tPA administration and improving functional neurologic outcomes?
This app helps EMS providers triage symptoms more accurately and quickly – and get the patient to the right facility without delay
The UCSF physician team discusses how to best treat our stoke patients in the pre-hospital setting
Bryan Bledsoe: “EMS must be fixed with bulldozers not tweezers”
Century Ambulance reduces brain tissue loss by connecting neurologists to perform NIHSS assessment in the field
Jefferson Health and Bensalem Rescue Squad’s MSU was acquired and put into service in five months; learn how the unit’s success was a direct result of collaborative efforts
The study spanned from 2014 to 2018 and looked at data from 161 patients, who underwent intra-arterial thrombectomy after suffering a stroke
The MSU features telemedicine capabilities, a CT scanner and will be staffed with certified personnel to treat patients in the field known as the “Brain Rescue Team”
Most state rules direct EMS providers to the closest hospital with a stroke unit, regardless of the attack’s severity, and some states limit providers from choosing out-of-state hospitals
Frazer, builder of the nation’s first mobile stroke unit, adds new levels of protection for medics and patients in crash conditions