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Stroke Research and Treatment
Volume 2011, Article ID 198518, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/198518
Research Article

A Parallel Thrombolysis Protocol with Nurse Practitioners As Coordinators Minimized Door-to-Needle Time for Acute Ischemic Stroke

1Department of Neurology, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia-Yi Christian Hospital, Chiayi City 60002, Taiwan
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia-Yi Christian Hospital, Chiayi City 60002, Taiwan
3Department of Neurology, Landseed Hospital, No. 77, Kwang-Tai Rd., Ping-Jen City 32449, Tao-Yuan County, Taiwan
4Department of Neurology, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7, Chung Shan S. Rd., Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 3 August 2011; Revised 12 September 2011; Accepted 12 September 2011

Academic Editor: David S. Liebeskind

Copyright © 2011 Sheng-Feng Sung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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