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Delayed Stroke Diagnosis, tPA Not Administered STROKE Expert Case

Delayed Stroke Diagnosis, tPA Not Administered

…  case involves the care of a patient who had stroke-like symptoms which were recognized by nursing staff members. However, …  more than 3 hours. The symptoms were first recognized as “stroke like” within 1 hour of presentation and this patient would have …  a candidate for TPA. The patient suffered from a massive stroke and died 2 months later of resulting …