Keywords: acute ischemic stroke, alteplase, tPA, thrombolysis, error (PubMed Search)
Posted: 4/15/2021 by WanTsu Wendy Chang, MD
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Bottom Line: Alteplase administration in acute ischemic stroke is associated with errors, most commonly with over-dosage of the medication.
Dancsecs KA, Nestor M, Bailey A, Hess E, Metts E, Cook AM. Identifying errors and safety considerations in patients undergoing thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke. Am J Emerg Med. 2021;47:90-94.
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