Increasing Stroke Treatment Through Interventional Change Tactics Study "INSTINCT"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Physician staffed emergency department at all times
- 24/7 CT scanning availability
- Computerized pharmacy dispensing system for the emergency department or thrombolytic use log
- Agreement to participate and identified site investigator

Exclusion Criteria

- Primary children's, psychiatric, or long-term (convalescent) care hospital
- Established academic comprehensive stroke center (Detroit Receiving Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital, University of Michigan)
- Annual emergency department volume greater than 100,000 patients per year (only one hospital)