Comprehensive Stroke – Timeliness of IV t-PA Therapy

Of the patients that presented as a brain attack (definitive and suspected diagnosis of ischemic stroke) and were treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen (IV t-PA) therapy, what percentage received t-PA within 60 minutes of arriving to the Emergency Department. This is also referred to as "Door To Needle" time.

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