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Journal article: Start making stroke treatment decisions in the ambulance

Making hospitals tPA-capable was the first big step in stroke treatment, identifying hospitals that can perform thrombectomy surgery is the next one

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Journal article: ER should treat for stroke if patient has dizziness and difficulty walking or standing

Review article details five questions that emergency doctors should ask dizzy patients

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The Joint Commission announces new standards for Primary Stroke Centers

Painter Law Firm's medical malpractice attorneys are experienced in handling stroke cases

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Can a doctor properly diagnose and treat you without listening to what's wrong?

New research shows that the average doctor gives patients 11 seconds to explain why they scheduled the appointment, before interrupting

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Trauma center facts, function, and medical malpractice

Trauma centers can care for patients seriously injured by car wrecks, gun shots, or explosions. There are only 18 Level I and 22 Level 2 trauma centers in Texas.

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Stroke centers, treatment, and medical malpractice

May is National Stroke Awareness Month: Learn stroke symptoms and how to increase your odds of a good outcome

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DVT and pulmonary embolism diagnosis, treatment, and medical malpractice

Formation of venous blood clots is the top cause of death and disability in hospitalized patients

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Radiology malpractice: The danger of interpreting a CT or MRI without talking to anyone about the patient

When a doctor orders a scan and does not talk to the radiologist, important information can be left out

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When is vertigo or dizziness a sign of a medical emergency?

Vertigo can be an early sign of a life-threatening cerebrovascular problem

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Anchoring bias can affect emergency room diagnosis and treatment

Incorrect information provided by ambulance crews and prior providers can have an undue influence on physician and nurse decision-making

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