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Acute ischaemic stroke patients - direct admission to a specialist centre or initial treatment in a local hospital? A systematic review



Findings
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  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2015
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from Program in Policy Decision-making)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (7); Spain (3); Canada (1); France (1); Germany (1); Not reported (1); Taiwan (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (7); Spain (3); Canada (1); France (1); Germany (1); Not reported (1); Taiwan (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
  • Theme
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Sectors
    Hospital care
Publication details
  • Citation
    Pickering A, Harnan S, Cooper K, Sutton A, Mason S, Nicholl J. Acute ischaemic stroke patients - direct admission to a specialist centre or initial treatment in a local hospital? A systematic review. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy. 2015.
  • DOI
    10.1177/1355819615586006

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