Thrombolytic therapy is finally starting to reach patients in a variety of settings all over the world. Formerly in the domain of sub-specialists, thrombolytic therapy now rests in the realm of Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, Vascular, and Neuro hospital Medicine physicians. Increasingly, non-neurologists use thrombolytic therapy. This is a significant advancement since the 2nd edition to Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Stroke published, creating a significant need for a 3rd edition. Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Stroke, 3rd edition will be a practical and thorough reference to all those caring for acute stroke patients. Extensively updated from previous editions, new data and cases will provide guidance to this most effective stroke treatment. This text will be of great interest to physicians, residents and advanced practice nurses who treat acute stroke patients.