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An investigator-initiated, evaluator-blinded, prospective, multi centre, before-and-after, effectiveness-implementation hybrid design study to assess the feasibility of essential acute stroke care in a low resource setting
This is a multicentre, before and after, effectiveness-implementation hybrid study design with blinded outcome assessment. Patients admitted to the participating hospitals will be managed under usual care conditions for three months (control arm). This will be followed by the training of the doctors and nurses in those hospitals on essential acute stroke care management. Patient management for the following three months after the training (intervention) will then be assessed to evaluate its impact on the care and clinical outcome of the patients.
Acute stroke care Intervention arm
Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital
Not yet recruiting
The George Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-13T17:56:43-0500
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