Early Mobilization of Ischemic Stroke Patients Within 24-hours After Intravenous-Tissue Plasminogen Activator (IV-tPA) "EMISTPA"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients post acute ischemic stroke that have been treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV-tPA)
- 13 hours have elapsed since initiation of intravenous TPA infusion
- Patients are hemodynamically stable (e.g., not on vasopressors or antihypertensive drips or requiring multiple IV PRN boluses of either medication)
- Patient is able to actively engage in the evaluation

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients with femoral sheaths or recent removal of femoral sheaths
- Patients who are hemodynamically unstable, with active bleeding from lines, catheters, INT site or wounds or angioedema
- Electrocardiogram showing (HR>100)
- Vital signs (HR > 100, SBP <90 or >180, DBP <70 or > 105)
- Patients experiencing marked diaphoresis, facial pallor, intense anxious or painful facial expression (especially in aphasic patients)