This document allows for clear and complete screening of the patient for Inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Helps organize your information prior to contacting one of the 24/7 support lines.
Complete set of Ischemia Stroke Order and Transfer protocol.
NIHSS (NIH Stroke Scale) score sheet assists in assessing patient for stroke severity.
Evidence-based ideas for expediting the transfer of stroke patients.
Chart that shows which items on the NIHSS are indicative of possible large-vessel occlusion.
Same chart as above, formatted into the size of a badge buddy. Can be printed and laminated to use for ED Staff.
This document allows for communication between hospitals and transferring EMS agencies about types of medications infusing, instructions for titrations, and rates of these medications infusing during transfer.
An example of an EMS Stroke Protocol using NIH Stroke Scale screening for LVO screening.