Moderator: Jordan Bonomo, MD, FCCM, FNCS
Other Participants: William A. Knight IV, MD, FACEP, FNCS
Defining the standard of care has broad implications for the health care decisions in a region. Understanding the SOC for tPA in the extended window is critical to being able to provide the best care to stroke patients. While it may seem simple to assume what the SCO is, defining it is far more challenging. World-wide, the SOC for tPA has been generally been accepted to include the 3-4.5 hr window from onset, however some controversy remains in the minds of many. Listen hear to learn about the nuances of defining the SOC in the extended window for tPA.