Organized Stroke Care Across Income Levels
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.
Multi-centre, pre-post observational study (quasi-stepped wedge)
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.
Lynn Katsoulis (South Africa); Gerard Urimubenshi (Rwanda); Martin Kaddumukasa (Uganda); Jeyaraj Pandian and Megha Khanna (India).