PhD student: Ane B Iversen to be planed during the autumn 2017
Main Supervisor: Professor Flemming Bro, Research Unit for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University.
Co-supervisors: Professor Grethe Andersen, Department of Neurology and Associate professor Søren Paaske Johnsen, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital.
Purpose: Stroke awareness is low in the general public and the disease itself prevents patients from call emergency services due to acute disability and aphasic problems. Less than half of patients are admitted within the reperfusion window and time delays for start of treatment are most often due to patient delay. Effects of a stroke awareness campaigns are i:nvestigated measured as improvement in acute stroke reperfusion rates.
Study period: 01 Sept 2017-30 Aug 2020
Funding: TrygFonden (DKK 2 mio)