Stroke Signs & Symptoms

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario conducts public awareness campaigns promoting the warning signs and symptoms of stroke using a variety of methods including television ads, print media and local events.

Taking Action in Stroke Prevention: A Quick Response Pocket Guide

Emergency Medical Services

Educational Workshop for Emergency Medical Services Care of Suspected Acute Stroke Patients

A Resource for Implementation of Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke: Emergency Medical Services Management of Suspected Stroke Patients. This resource is comprised of two components: Core content that can be integrated into educational materials and a comprehensive workshop package.

Thrombolytic Therapy and Endovascular Thrombectomy

Regional and District Acute Stroke Protocol

Regional Acute Stroke Protocol: Kingston General Hospital Site

If you have any questions about the Regional Acute Stroke Protocol, please contact Cally Martin, Regional Director, martinc@kgh.kari.net or Colleen Murphy, Regional Stroke Best Practice Coordinator, murphyc2@kgh.kari.net

Regional Acute Stroke Protocol - Referring Centres

  • Emergency Transfer Poster - Transfer Guide for Thrombolytic Therapy for patients with an acute ischemic stroke who may be eligible for treatment at KGH  

Quinte Code Stroke Video

Reinactment of a "Code Stroke" using telestroke at Quinte Health Care.

Emergency Stroke Care: How are we doing?

Annual Evaluation - Presentation made to the Southeastern Ontario Regional and District Acute Stroke Protocol Committee

Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT)

KGH Endovascular Thrombectomy

KHSC-KGH site has completed a weekday pilot study of EVT that selects eligible patients using the ESCAPE Trial criteria. The service is now being delivered on a 24/7 basis. 

EVT Educational Workshop, Alberta, Canada 2016 (5T website)