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Better Stroke Care Everywhere: NIH-Funded Study Boosts Local Hospitals’ Clotbuster Use

From the moment a stroke occurs, patients must race against the clock to get treatment that can prevent lasting damage. Now, a new study shows the promise – and the challenges – of getting them state-of-the-art treatment safely at their local hospital, saving precious minutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

An MRI of a human head. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Physicians Order Costly, Redundant Neuroimaging for Stroke Patients: UM Study

Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

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