Success in Treating Stroke

Success in Treating Stroke

This page shows how well we treated stroke patients as of June 2012. Stroke is a very serious condition and demands expert care as well as quick action. The graphic shows how many patients received care that follows the 8 criteria listed below.

All data current as of July 2013Success in Treating Stroke, 87% of patients received appropriate care

There are 8 key factors in what's widely considered to be appropriate stroke care:

  1. Preventing dangerous blood clots
  2. Patients given anti-clotting drugs at discharge
  3. Proper therapy for patients with irregular heartbeat
  4. Timely treatment to prevent blood clots
  5. Statins given at discharge
  6. Stroke education
  7. Quit smoking counseling
  8. Patients assessed for rehabilitation