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January 6, 1999

Reducing Treatment Delay and Improving Diagnostic Accuracy for Patients With Acute Stroke

Author Affiliations

Margaret A.Winker, MDIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorsIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 1999;281(1):31-34. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-281-1-jbk0106

To the Editor: "Timely and appropriate treatment of acute stroke" will not be delivered to patients until neurologists, the stroke specialists, receive adequate training in neuroimaging during residency or through fellowships. This is what is really "missing from this picture," in answer to the question asked in the Editorial in THE JOURNAL issue devoted to stroke.1

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