Published in Heart Disease Weekly, January 19th, 2003
In the handful of cities where these specialists race to emergency rooms at whatever hour stroke victims arrive, patients are up to 10 times more likely to get that drug.
"Usually when we arrive, there's a great sigh of relief" from overworked ER doctors who are unsure how to treat a stroke, said Dr. Edward Jauch of the University of Cincinnati's stroke team.
More than 700,000 Americans...
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