Study: Air transport may not be needed for all stroke patients

12/16/2011 | Reuters

Helicopter transport of stroke patients to a large medical center is faster than using a ground ambulance but may not affect outcomes, Mayo Clinic researchers reported in the journal Stroke. The study found no difference in patient complications en route and no clear differences in longer-term outcomes such as length of stay and 30-day mortality risk.

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