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- Okon, Nicholas J.; Rodriguez, Daniel V.; Dietrich, Dennis W.; Oser, Carrie S.; Blades, Lynda L.; Burnett, Anne M.; Russell, Joseph A.; Allen, Martha J.; Chasson, Linda; Helgerson, Steven D.; Gohdes, Dorothy; Harwell, Todd S.
- Journal of rural health 2006 v.22 no.3 pp. 237-241
- Wyoming, etc ; patients; stroke; ischemia; disease diagnosis; diagnostic techniques; rural health care; rural health; rural areas; surveys; first aid; computed tomography; t-plasminogen activator; medical treatment; Montana; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Context: Rapid diagnosis and treatment of ischemic stroke can lead to improved patient outcomes. Hospitals in rural and frontier counties, however, face unique challenges in providing diagnostic and treatment services for acute stroke. Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the availability of key diagnostic technology and programs for acute stroke evaluation and treatment in Montana and nor ...