Primary Stroke Center- Neurosurgeon Requirement

Is the Primary Stroke Center required to have a neurosurgeon?

No. The Primary Stroke Center is not required to have a neurosurgeon. However, there must be a referral mechanism in place to provide for neurosurgical care within two hours.
Last updated on April 11, 2016
Manual: Advanced DSC - Acute Stroke Ready Hospital
Chapter: Delivering or Facilitating Clinical Care DSDF

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