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Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 1994 Sep;52(3):330-8.

Stroke study group. Preliminary results. Early intensive care improves functional outcome.

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Hospital da PenitĂȘncia, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Abstract

Early and intensive care seems to positively affect outcome in stroke patients. A standardized protocol, costly adjusted to our reality and suitable for application by non-specialist at Emergency Room, proved effective, reflecting in diagnosis reliability, reducing time for beginning therapy, leading to low mortality rates and better functional outcomes at discharge.

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