Witness Response at Acute Onset of Stroke: A Qualitative Theory-Guided Study

Plosone.org: 7/20/12.

Delay in calling emergency medical services following stroke limits access to early treatment that can reduce disability. Emergency medical services contact is mostly initiated by stroke witnesses (often relatives), rather than stroke patients. This study explored appraisal and behavioural factors that are potentially important in influencing witness behaviour in response to stroke. Read More