A Qualitative Study of Delays in Hospital Admission in Patient With Acute Stroke
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First Posted: June 10, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2008
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Fu Jen Catholic University
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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
To identify the circumstance during decision making processes to seek medical help in patients with symptoms of acute ischemic stroke.
||Time Perspective: Retrospective
||Decision Making Process in Patients With Symptoms of Acute Ischemic Stroke Why do They Delay in Seeking Medical Help? A Qualitative Study
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||May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Senior)
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20 patients admitted to hospital due to acute ischemic stroke and were delayed to receive thrombolytic therapy. Family or caregivers who had involved in the process of decision making were also invited to the interview.
- patients with confirmed acute ischemic stroke by brain image and were able to communicate in Mandarin or Taiwanese.
- patients who had cerebral hemorrhage, aphasia, cognitive dysfunction or severe stroke with unstable vital sign.
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||Dr. Lung, Chan, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
||June 5, 2008
||June 10, 2008
|Last Update Posted:
||June 10, 2008
Keywords provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
20 patients, Family or caregivers
acute ischemic stroke
delayed to receive thrombolytic therapy.
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases