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

Emergency Stroke Care: How are we doing?

Presentations made to the Southeastern Ontario Regional and District Acute Stroke Protocol Committee

Code Stroke - Quinte Health Care Belleville General Hospital

Reinactment of a "Code Stroke" using telestroke.

Regional Acute Stroke Protocol Posters:

Emergency Transfer Guide for Thrombolytic Therapy for patients with an acute ischemic stroke who may be eligible for thrombolytic therapy at Kingston General Hospital, Poster

Rationale Guidelines for the use of IV recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT) or tPA+EVT in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke Kingston General Hospital

Role and Responsibilities for Thrombolytic Therapy and Endovascular Thrombectomy


Endovascular Thrombectomy Presentations

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

Endovascular Thrombectomy Pilot Study, May 2016

KGH will begin a pilot study of EVT with 10 patients that meet the ESCAPE Trial selection criteria beginning May 2, 2016. To begin with, the treatment will be administered during weekday hours only (Monday-Friday; 0800-1600h). The learning from completion of the 10 cases will inform future planning. The Communiqué provides an overview of EVT as well as highlighting key best practices.