ACEP Clinical Policy on IV tPA for Ischemic Stroke
posted for 60-day comment period
"In response to the 2013 Council and ACEP Board-adopted Amended Resolution 32(13), the
Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department
, published in 2013 in Annals of Emergency Medicine, is being posted for a 60-day additional ACEP membership comment period. Comments received along with supporting evidence and any new evidence will be carefully reviewed and the evidence graded. References should accompany comments so that the evidence can be carefully considered and graded. Findings will be reported to the ACEP Board. Also, future clinical policy developments will include a 60-day comment period before finalization."
Please see the following link to the posted clinical policy and to the comment form. Comments should be submitted by March 24.
If you have questions, please contact Rhonda Whitson at
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063