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Stroke Ambulance (ACHIEVE), Project Summary & Phase I Education for Rural physicians & Clinicians

A brief overview of Canada’s First Stroke Ambulance (ACHIEVE 2-year pilot project), which was implemented on February 6, 2017 at the University of Alberta Hospital.  Focus of this video is on Phase I for purposes of clinician education.

Stroke Ambulance (ACHIEVE), Project – Phase II and III Project Summary
Canada’s First Stroke Ambulance (ACHIEVE, 2-year pilot project) at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, launches Phase II and III.  Dr. Thomas Jeerakathil provides a brief overview of these additional phases in this video.

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.