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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03000959
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2016 by Jose C. Navarro, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 22, 2016
Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jose C. Navarro, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
This study aims to assess the effectiveness of Stroke Unit in the Philippines by comparing the functional outcome between those patient admitted in the general neurology wards and stroke units using modified Rankin Scale
Condition or disease
This study aims to look into functionality of patient admitted in the stroke unit in the Philippines
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
all consecutive patients diagnosed with stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic) starting on June 2016.
All consecutive patients admitted in participating SUs starting June 2016 during acute stroke (within 7 days from onset), either hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke confirmed by CT-Scan or MRI, will be included
Patient who had previous of stroke and secondary cause of intracerebral hemorrhage such as trauma, arteriovenous malformation and aneurysm are not included in the study. Those who transferred from other institutions will be excluded. And also, patients who are below 18 years old are excluded in the study
Peter Langhorne,Martin Dennis. Stroke Units: An evidence based approach. BMJ Books. 1998
Stroke Unit Trialists' Collaboration. A systematic review of specialist multi‐disciplinary (stroke unit) care for stroke inpatients. In: Warlow C, van Gijn J, Sandercock P, eds. Stroke Module of Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. London, BMJ Publishing Group, 1995.
Dennis MS, Langhorne P. Stroke Units: An evidence based approach. London, BMJ Publishing, 1998: Chapter 4, 33-40.
The Stroke Society of the Philippines (SSP) Handbook of Stroke. 6th edition. 2014, 220-227.
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Jose C. Navarro, Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neurology, Principal Investigator, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center