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What does NIHSS stand for?

NIHSS stands for National Institute of Health Stroke Scale

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Key Words: Stroke, Stroke response team, TPA, Rural hospital, Remote Evaluation for Acute Ischemic Stroke (REACH), National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) INTRODUCTION Stroke, a substantial public health problem because of high incidence, prevalence, mortality and economic burden is the leading cause of long-term disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States (National Institute of Health, 2005).