TABLE 2. Stroke Chain of Survival

DetectionRecognition of stroke signs and symptoms
DispatchCall 9-1-1 and priority EMS dispatch
DeliveryPrompt transport and prehospital notification to hospital
DoorImmediate ED triage
DataED evaluation, prompt laboratory studies, and CT imaging
DecisionDiagnosis and decision about appropriate therapy
DrugAdministration of appropriate drugs or other interventions