Criteria: The trust achieves this measure if at least 35% of ischaemic stroke patients that arrive at hospital within 4 hours of symptom onset receive intravenous thrombolysis within 1 hour of hospital arrival
Measurement: Time from arrival at hospital to administration of intravenous thrombolysis
Denominator: Confirmed ischaemic stroke patients, with out-of-hospital symptom onset and given symptom onset date and time is ‘Precise’ or ‘Best estimate’ and time from symptom onset to hospital arrival is less or equal to 4 hours
Relevant questions from the SSNAP dataset
Q1.9 What was the diagnosis?
Q1.10 Was the patient already an inpatient at the time of stroke?
Q1.11 Date and time of onset/awareness of symptoms
Q1.11.1 The date given is:
Q1.11.1 The time given is:
Q1.13 Date/time patient arrived at first hospital
Q2.5 What was the type of stroke?
Q2.6 Was the patient given thrombolysis?
Q2.6.2 If no but, please select the reasons:
Q188.8.131.52 Contraindicated medication
Q184.108.40.206 Patient or relative refusal
Q2.11 Did the patient receive an intra-arterial intervention for acute stroke?