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Initial emergency department blood pressure as predictor of survival after acute ischemic stroke.

Authors
  • Stead, Latha G
  • Gilmore, Rachel M
  • Decker, Wyatt W
  • Weaver, Amy L
  • Brown, Robert D Jr
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - American Academy of Neurology
Publication Date
Oct 25, 2005
Volume
65
Issue
8
Pages
1179–1183
Identifiers
PMID: 16247043
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There appears to be an optimal acute BP range below which early mortality is greater following AIS, suggesting avoidance of hypotension in the first 24 hours.

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