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Prehospital oxygen for stroke victims

      It was of great interest to read Dr. Dylla and colleagues' well-done retrospective cohort study investigating prehospital oxygen treatment in acute stroke patients [
      • Dylla L.
      • Adler D.H.
      • Abar B.
      • et al.
      Prehospital supplemental oxygen for acute stroke - a retrospective analysis.
      ]. It was also very informative to read Dr. Zhang's review [
      • Zhang K.
      Is prehospital supplemental oxygen effective for acute stroke?.
      ] and the authors' response [
      The authors respond: studying prehospital supplemental oxygen in acute stroke.
      ].
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        • et al.
        Prehospital supplemental oxygen for acute stroke - a retrospective analysis.
        Am J Emerg Med. 2019; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.11.002
        • Zhang K.
        Is prehospital supplemental oxygen effective for acute stroke?.
        Am J Emerg Med. 2020; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.02.048
      1. The authors respond: studying prehospital supplemental oxygen in acute stroke.
        Am J Emerg Med. 2020; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.02.051
      2. Collins J, Sumner M, Barlas M, Ohman-Strickland P, McCoy J. Emergency medical service oxygen therapy in acute stroke patients: analysis of practice patterns. [Unpublished results].

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