Advanced Stroke Care out of Reach for One Third of Americans

March 6, 2015 8:27 AM

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A study published last Wednesday in the Neurology journal shows that a significant portion of the American population may be out of reach of proper treatment in case of suffering a major stroke.

According to it more than a third of US citizens were situated more than one hours’ drive away from one of the 811 primary stroke centers(PSC) the nation had in 2010, two years before centers could be given a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) certification. By using a theoretical model in which the ...

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