Stroke Review Committee


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Purpose:
To advise the Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency (SCEMSA) Medical Director on the establishment of stroke related​ policies, procedures, treatment protocols, education, training, quality improvement and data collection issues and the standard of quality for stroke care in Sacramento County. 
The Stroke Review Committee looks at structure, process, and outcome evaluations and focuses on improvement efforts to identify causes of problems, intervene to reduce or eliminate these causes, and take steps to correct the process and recognize excellence in performance and delivery of care.  This critical care system links prehospital and hospital care to deliver treatment to stroke patients who potentially require immediate medical or surgical intervention.

​Primary Stroke Center (PSC) Application for DesignationLink coming soon

Meeting Calendar:

Stroke Review Committee Calendar 2018

Meeting Agenda:​

August 16, 2018​

Articles and Documents for Review:
Design and Validation of a Prehospital Stroke Scale to Predict Large Arterial Occlusion The Rapid Arterial Occlusion Evaluation Scale
RACE Validation-Perex et al
FAST ED-Stroke 2016
2016 Prehospital Stroke-Glober
LAPSS-JAHA 2000
Prehospital Stroke Scales in Urban Environments; A Systematic Review
Stroke Scales used in California

Meeting Minutes:
-Meeting minutes will be distributed​ at the beginning of the meeting and collected at the end due the confidentiality as outlined in Stroke Review Committee Policy below.

-California Code of Regulations Title 22, Division 9 Prehospital Emergency Medical Services Chapter 7.2-Stroke Critical Care System 15-Day Public Comment Additions/Deletions

​Draft Policies/Protocols​:​​​

Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Center Application Packet Cover Page
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Center Application for Designation Instructions
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Center Designation Application
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Center Designation Policy
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke System Data Elements Policy
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Center Data Elements
Sacramento County EMS Agency Stroke Review Committee Policy
Sacramento County EMS Agency Quality Improvement Program Policy
Sacramento County EMS Agency Policy 5050-Destination

Public Comment Form



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