Stroke Care Report 2014

1511 patients were deemed to be a “Stroke Alert” and sent to a primary stroke center

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There are seven hospitals in Alameda County that are designated Primary Stroke Centers.

Our medics are tasked with identifying potential stroke patients and delivering them to a Primary Stroke Center.

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Medic Diagnostic Accuracy

89%*

89%*

There were 1511 patients who were deemed to be a “Stroke Alert” and sent to a primary stroke center.

89% of these Stroke Alert Patients were diagnosed to have a stroke by the neurologists.


*NOTE: 89% diagnostic accuracy for identifying stroke by our paramedics is quite high compared to other published experience.

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How are our medics doing with basic evaluation of our potential stroke patients?

How are our medics doing with basic evaluation of our potential stroke patients?

Patients Who Received CPSS*
*Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale

100%

100%

Patients Who Received BG* evaluation
*Blood Glucose

95%

95%

Ambulance, Hospital, and Waiting Room icons by Wojciech Zasina from the Noun Project