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Table 3 Description of eligible ischemic stroke patients receiving thrombolysis in SU by study group

From: An emergency clinical pathway for stroke patients – results of a cluster randomised trial (isrctn41456865)

   Intention to treat  
   Eligible ischemic
Pts
Thrombolised Pts Fisher's exact tests
P value
EMS 44 8 (18.2) 0.05
  22 0 (0)  
ER I 131 7 (5.3) 0.31
  C 93 2 (2.1)  
Tot I 175 15 (8.6) 0.02
  C 115 2 (1.7)  
   Per Protocol  
   Eligible ischemic Pts Thrombolised Pts Fisher's exact tests
P value
EMS I 35 8 (22.9) 0.04
  C 20 0 (0)  
ER I 64 7 (10.9) 0.04
  C 87 2 (2.3)  
Tot I 99 15 (15.1) 0.001
  C 107 2 (1.9)  
  1. ° I = intervention arm; C = control arm