Identifying Best Practices to Improve Evaluation and Management of In-Hospital Stroke

Published: February 09, 2022

Two doctors, wearing protective face masks, talking to senior patient and his wife in ICU.
  • In-hospital stroke or IHS is defined as a stroke that occurs during a hospitalization for another diagnosis.
  • Reducing delays in recognition of a new neurologic deficit then optimizing urgent treatment for patients with in-hospital stroke, could improve outcomes.
  • This scientific statement describes a path to optimization of care for patients who experience in-hospital stroke.