Begin main content

Portable Stroke Detection Devices for Patients with Stroke Symptoms: A Review of Diagnostic Accuracy and Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated: August 7, 2019
Project Number: RC1167-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of portable stroke detection devices for patients with stroke symptoms?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of portable stroke diagnostic devices for patients with stroke symptoms?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the diagnostic accuracy of portable stroke detection devices for patients with stroke symptoms. Additionally, no evidence regarding the cost-effectiveness of the portable stroke detection devices of interest was identified. Thus, the diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness of portable stroke detection devices for patients with symptoms of stroke remains unclear.