Stroke Ambulance

Edmonton Zone

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Stroke Ambulance in the Edmonton Zone

Edmonton Zone’s Stroke Ambulance – the first of its kind in Canada, began operations on February 6th in a 2 year research project examining pre-hospital assessment and treatment of Hyperacute ischemic stroke utilizing a custom designed ambulance equipped with a portable CT scanner, videoconference capabilities, and portable laboratory analyzer (among other specialized equipment) and a unique, specialized multidisciplinary team.

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