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OSCAIL

Official Title

Organized Stroke Care Across Income Levels

Status

Ongoing

Overview

Centrally guided, locally championed pilot study to determine the feasibility of implementing key elements of organized stroke care in hospitals in low-and middle-income countries.

Study Design

Multi-centre, pre-post observational study (quasi-stepped wedge)

Primary Endpoint

To increase the proportion of patients who receive 3 or more key stroke care interventions (KSI) by at least 10%. Secondary endpoint: to determine whether the implementation of stroke care pathways leads to: A decreased proportion of patients with an m-RS of greater than 3 at discharge; and a decrease in the proportion of patients experiencing secondary complications.

Number of Patients

239

Number of Sites

7

Number of Countries

4

Study Period

2016-2019

Collaborators

Lynn Katsoulis (South Africa); Gerard Urimubenshi (Rwanda); Martin Kaddumukasa (Uganda); Jeyaraj Pandian and Megha Khanna (India).

For more information, please visit https://oscailstudy.com/

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