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Thrombolytic treatment eligibility for acute ischemic stroke

Provides inclusion/exclusion criteria when deciding to use tPA on a patient with acute ischemic stroke.

Disclaimer: This is meant to be a quick reference and should not be used solely for medical decision making. Practice should be guided by institutional protocols and consultation with Neurologist.

Eligibility for tPA

Absolute Contraindications to tPA

Relative Contraindications/Warnings to tPA

Additional Warnings to tPA >3hr Onset