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Use of clot-busting drug for US stroke patients doubled from 2005 to 2009
Date:6/2/2011

rates between 2001 and 2004.

He suggests several factors may account for the increase, including formal certification of hospitals as stroke centers and aggressive public campaigns by the American Heart Association to educate both health care providers and patients on signs of a stroke and the latest clinical guidelines.

In the publication, Adeoye notes that the figures in the database are subject to billing error; however, no other practical means exist for obtaining nationwide estimates of rtPA use.

As far as what the results say about the state of stroke care in the U.S., Adeoye says it's clear that providers are making progress, but they still have a long way to go.

"The biggest thing is making sure patients are at the hospital within the time frame required to receive the treatment," he says. "We need to help educate the public on rapid recognition of stroke symptoms and improve transportation rates to stroke-ready hospitals."


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