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By On January 1st, 2013

A Quicker Treatment For Stroke Victims

A vital step in treating stroke victims is injecting thrombolysis. Unfortunately, for the average patient, it takes about 90-minutes from emergency call to administering the shot. A pilot trial of injecting thrombolysis in the ambulance can reduce that time by about a third, however. As Eleanore McDermid of News-Medical reports, ambulances would not only need…

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