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A summary of the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, Sixth Edition (2018): Updates relevant to prehospital and emergency medicine providers

  • Katie Lin (a1), Patrice Lindsay (a2), Tahireh Shams (a3), Eric Smith (a4), Jean-Martin Boulanger (a5), Kenneth Butcher (a6), Gordon Gubitz (a7) and Eddy Lang (a1)...
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*Correspondence to: Dr. Katie Lin, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 – 29th St NW, Room C231, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9; Email: katielin@ahs.ca

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A summary of the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, Sixth Edition (2018): Updates relevant to prehospital and emergency medicine providers

  • Katie Lin (a1), Patrice Lindsay (a2), Tahireh Shams (a3), Eric Smith (a4), Jean-Martin Boulanger (a5), Kenneth Butcher (a6), Gordon Gubitz (a7) and Eddy Lang (a1)...

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