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Does your ED want to get in the fast lane on stroke codes?

DALLAS – June 20, 2017 – The Lone Star Stroke Consortium is seeking additional partners for our NAS-Care Study, a quality improvement project that aims to improve stroke care throughout the state of Texas. We want emergency departments to test our stroke protocol that empowers nurses in stroke codes. The goal of NAS-Care is to […]

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Baylor University Medical Center to take part in LSS studies

DALLAS – June 16, 2017 – Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas will soon be enrolling patients for the Lone Star Stroke Consortium’s IAT-Times research study. Baylor recently received IRB approval to take part in the research. IAT-Times or Intra-arterial Transfer Time Metric Study is currently in Phase 1. PIs Dr. Teddy Wu and Sean […]

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Dr. Truman Milling, LSS PI, publishes research on use of FXa inhibitors

AUSTIN – May 10, 2017 – Dr. Truman Milling of our Seton Healthcare hub in Austin recently published an article on the unmet need for a reversal agent for the management of FXa inhibitor-associated bleeding. The study, with co-author Dr. Jennifer Frontera, was published in the American Journal of Managed Care. Exploring Indications for the Use of […]

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LSS NAS-Care Study submits abstract to Neurocritical Care Society

DALLAS – April 28, 2017 – NAS-Care is a quality improvement project that aims to improve stroke care throughout the state of Texas. NAS-Care was piloted in the Fall of 2013 at UT Southwestern Medical Center as Quality Care Improvement with Nursing-driven Acute Stroke Care (QCI-NASCAR). It is currently being conducted at several LSS sites. […]

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