Table 1

GWTG-Stroke achievement measures

IV tPA arrive by 2 hours, treat by 3 hoursIV tPA in patients who arrive <2 hours after symptom onset and treated within 3 hours of symptom onset
Early antithromboticsAntithrombotic medication prescribed within 48 hours of admission
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxisDVT prophylaxis within 48 hours of admission in patients at risk for DVT
Discharge antithromboticsAntithrombotic medication prescribed at discharge
Anticoagulation for atrial fibrillationAnticoagulation prescribed at discharge in patients with documented atrial fibrillation
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) 100Lipid-lowering medication prescribed at discharge if LDL ≥100 mg/dL, if patient treated with lipid-lowering agent before admission or LDL not documented
Smoking cessationSmoking cessation intervention at discharge for current or recent smokers
  • GWTG, Get With the Guidelines; IV tPA, intravenous tissue plasminogen activator.