Stroke Call Criteria Update 5/2016

After discussions with our neurology colleagues. Dr Ercleve and Dr Blacker have come up with a more streamlined document to guide the activation of a “Stroke Call” from SCGH ED. The document below must be consulted and completed as part of the early patient assessment by both Triage and Senior Medical staff prior to activation of a stroke call from SCGH ED.

Criteria for activation of the Stroke Team (“Stroke Call”):

ED Stroke criteria 2016

SCGH: The Acute Stroke Team Composition:

Protocol for Administering Alteplase in Acute Ischaemic Stroke (pg 27)

Note: this document can also be found under Neurology section of the SCGH ED Clinical Guidelines page.

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Dr James Wheeler
Emergency Physician, SCGH, WA, Australia
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