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Monday 7:51 CST, March 30, 2015

Standards FAQ Details


Physician Order IV Thrombolytic
Current | May 13, 2009
Q. Can a (Board Certified) Emergency Department physician order IV thrombolytic using the CPGs and clinical protocols without consulting a neurologist or the stroke team?

A. Yes.  However, it is required that Emergency Department physician be knowledgeable of the indications for and contraindications of IV thrombolytic therapy.