Stroke Education for EMS Professionals
Emergency Medical Services in Stroke
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals are often the first responders in a stroke emergency, so it is important that EMS provide optimal pre-hospital stroke management. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has recommended guidelines for EMS in the management of stroke, which includes the proper identification of stroke symptoms and prompt transport to the nearest stroke-ready facility.1
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- Jauch EC, Cucchiara B, Adeoye O, et al. Part 11: adult stroke. 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care. Circulation. 2010;122(18 suppl 3):S818-S828.