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Table 4 Stroke management metrics

From: Effects of state-wide implementation of the Los Angeles Motor Scale for triage of stroke patients in clinical practice

  Total (n = 1077) CSC (n = 400) PSC (n = 677) p-value
Stroke-management metrics, min; median (IQR)
Time from call to
 On-scene 10 (8–13) 9 (7–12) 10 (8–13) 0.105
 Doora 49 (41–59) 51 (41–61) 48 (40–59) 0.008
 First contact to neurologist 51 (42–62) 51 (42–62) 52 (43–62) 0.739
 Non-contrast imaging 75 (60–99) 73 (58–104) 76 (62–96) 0.698
 Initial vascular imaging 75 (62–99) 74 (60–99) 76 (64–98) 0.005
 Needle 87 (67–100) 93 (73–103) 79 (66–95) 0.017
 Groin puncture 112 (95–135) 105 (88–121) 292 (230–515) < 0.001
Time from door to
 Non-contrast imaging 23 (13–42) 18 (11–43) 26 (16–40) < 0.001
 Initial vascular imaging 21 (15–38) 19 (14–33) 27 (20–42) < 0.001
 Needle 35 (27–49) 40 (29–50) 32 (26–48) 0.054
 Groin puncture 57 (48–85) 53 (47–74) 233 (172–446) < 0.001
  1. CSC Comprehensive stroke centre, PSC Primary stroke centre, IQR Interquartile range
  2. a Time to admission at the first receiving hospital