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Following Guidelines Improves Overall Outcomes

Editor’s note: Are these finding extendable to a myriad of other conditions? Experience would indicate that it is. See for additional information.


Patients fare better when hospitals use stroke protocol
Stroke patients taken to hospitals that follow specific treatment protocols had a 10% better chance at survival, study data found. Researchers analyzed 1 million patients treated at hospitals in the “Get With The Guidelines” program that includes seven specific steps for treating stroke patients. HealthDay News (2/22)


February 24, 2010 - Posted by | Chronic conditions, healthcare, hospitals, quality | , , ,

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