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Question: Define who is considered a stroke team for STK 4.

Define who is a stroke team for STK 4 data element last known well under notes for abstraction: "If there are multiple times of last known well, use the time recorded according to the following hierarchy:1) Stroke team/neurology 2. Admitting physician ect."

Answer:

This is a simple heirarchy to sort multiple times last known well documented by different types of physicians and healthcare providers. Documentation by the neurologist in charge of the team should be considered first, followed by attending physician, ED physician, ED nurse, and EMS.

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Focus area(s): Chart Abstracted Measure Specifications – Clinical, Related Manual - Data Quality Manual
Related documents: STK, last known well
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