Stroke Unit Versus General Medical Wards II

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To assess whether acute treatment in a stroke unit (SU) with a short length of stay is effective in improving outcome 7 months after stroke compared with treatment in a general medical ward (GMW) and to identify the extent to which individual treatment differs between an SU and a GMW.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 18 September 2008.

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Trial Basics

Interventions

Sponsors

  • National Association for Heart and Vascular Diseases.

Trial Design

Quasi-randomized (randomization by date of birth in month), controlled trial of 550 patients at a single center.

Contacts

  • Ole Morten Rønning, MD, Foundation for Health Services Research, Central Hospital of Akershus, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway.

    bguldvog@sia.pilot.akershus-f.kommune.no