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.
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.
Presentations made to the Southeastern Ontario Regional and District Acute Stroke Protocol Committee
Reinactment of a "Code Stroke" using telestroke.
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
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.