Reduction of Prehospital Delays in Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) "BASS"


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Summary of Purpose

In patients with acute stroke, systemic thrombolysis needs to be administered within three hours of symptom onset. The aim of the present study was to reduce prehospital delays in a population-based intervention.The intervention consisted of an educational letter indicating stroke symptoms and emphasizing the importance of calling the emergency medical services (EMS). The investigators additionally included a...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 29 August 2008.

1 Feb 2004 28 Aug 2008 1 Dec 2005 1 Jun 2007 1 Aug 2008 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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