EMS: Q1/Q2 2014 RAC/CVD Stroke/STEMI Data Collection Project
EMS Stroke Data TSA-E
NOTE: Only 1 survey response is required from each EMS agency in Trauma Service Area E (TSA-E)
If unable to provide response or compile the necessary data, please enter "0" in the text box and provide an explanation of the barriers and suggestions for future improved data collection.
INCLUSION CRITERIA: If EMS unit was dispatched for a patient ≥ 18 years describing signs and symptoms of stroke. The following language is sufficient to identify patients with suspected stroke: any use of the word "stroke" or "CVA” or any documentation of signs & symptoms consistent with stroke, such as: * Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg especially on one side of the body; * Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding; * Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; *Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination; and/or * Sudden severe headache with no known cause.