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In 2020, the nation was faced with a pandemic that quickly depleted health care resources. Standards of care were reviewed to identify opportunities to reduce the burden on healthcare resources. One of the standards of care that was reviewed nationally and locally at the St. Cloud Hospital (SCH), was the postalteplase/ thrombectomy patient placement and monitoring.
The standard of care for the placement and monitoring of post-alteplase patients was established during the 1996 NINDS trial and has not been studied since. Very minimal literature is available on the standard of care for patient placement and monitoring post-thrombectomy.
Post-stroke observation, COVID-19, Clinical practice guidelines, Intensive Care Unit
Critical Care Nursing | Other Nursing
Freese, Melissa, "Reduced Frequency Monitoring Post-Stoke Treatment" (2020). Nursing Posters. 114.