Needs assessment for using a stroke scale in urban and rural Kenyan hospital settings
Ishmail Abass Sillah, DNP, AGACNP-BC, MPH, RN, College of Nursing, University of Arizona/Tucson Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA; Donna Behler McArthur, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the University of Arizona College of Nursing, Tucson, Arizona, USA; Berhards R. Ogutu, MMChB, MMed, PhD, Strathmore University in Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya; Leslie S. Ritter, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, College of Nursing and Department of Neurology at the University of Arizona, University of Arizona/Stroke Resource Center of Southern Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA; Mathew Gallek, PhD, RN, College of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
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This project identified the need for the use of a stroke scale to help improve stroke assessment in Kenya, a country with a significant stroke burden. It also highlights facilitators and barriers to stroke care improvement, which demonstrate a potentially universal character underscoring the possible utility of multinational academic discourse.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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