Karen C Albright
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Comprehensive stroke centers and the 'weekend effect': the SPOTRIAS experienceKaren C Albright
Health Services and Center for Outcome and Effectiveness Research and Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 3280, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis 34:424-9. 2012..Previous studies have found mortality among ischemic stroke patients to be higher on weekends. We sought to evaluate whether weekend admission was associated with worse outcomes in a large comprehensive stroke center (CSC) cohort...
- Is there a role for echocardiography in intracerebral haemorrhage?Karen C Albright
Comprehensive Stroke Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Int J Stroke 5:383-4. 2010..Further study is required to determine whether angiotensin directed therapies provide optimal secondary prevention in ICH patients with HHD...
- No consensus on definition criteria for stroke registry common data elementsKaren C Albright
Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 1:84-92. 2011....
- Changing demographics at a comprehensive stroke center amidst the rise in primary stroke centersKaren C Albright
Health Services and Outcomes Research Center for Outcome and Effectiveness Research and Education, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama atBirmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Stroke 44:1117-23. 2013..We hypothesized that the rise in PSCs in the Houston area was associated with demographic changes and decreased trial enrollment at our comprehensive stroke center...
- Systemic inflammatory response syndrome in tissue-type plasminogen activator-treated patients is associated with worse short-term functional outcomeAmelia K Boehme
Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 6810, USA
Stroke 44:2321-3. 2013..The primary goal of the study was to determine whether differences exist in outcomes in SIRS and non-SIRS intravenous tissue-type plasminogen activator-treated patients...
- Slim stroke scales for assessing patients with acute stroke: ease of use or loss of valuable assessment data?Brandon R Nye
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Am J Crit Care 21:442-7; quiz 448. 2012..Scientific guidelines recommend the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale for ischemic stroke assessment. However, many nurses find "slim" National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale versions or the Glasgow Coma Scale easier to use...