• Functional outcomes may not improve with mobile stroke units

    One year ago - By Healio

    Mobile stroke units may not be a successful and cost-effective way to improve functional outcomes, according to a presentation at the International Stroke Conference.
    Components of mobile stroke units include imaging, imaging technician, point-of-care laboratory, telemedicine connection with a hospital, paramedic, nurse and medication such as tissue plasminogen activator and four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate, according to Andrew W. Asimos, MD, FACEP, medical director of the stroke network at Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, North Carolina, and professor in the
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