Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 30, 2019

Last Updated Month/Year

July 3, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide an up-to-date comprehensive set of recommendations in a single document for clinicians caring for adult patients with acute arterial ischemic stroke.

Target Provider Population

Prehospital care providers, physicians, allied health professionals, and hospital administrators

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Hospital, Medical transportation

Intended Users

Physician, paramedic emt, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management, Treatment


stroke, Acute Ischemic Stroke, AIS

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Data Supplement, Data Supplement