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Matthew Evan Ehrlich

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Hospital Neurology

Selected Publications


Regionalization of stroke systems of care in the stroke belt states: The IMPROVE stroke care quality improvement program.

Journal Article Am Heart J · March 2024 BACKGROUND: Despite guidelines and strong evidence supporting intravenous thrombolysis and endovascular thrombectomy for acute stroke, access to these interventions remains a challenge. The objective of the IMPROVE stroke care program was to accelerate acu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Socioeconomic Influence on Emergency Medical Services Utilization for Acute Stroke: Think Nationally, Act Locally.

Journal Article Neurohospitalist · October 2021 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Rates of emergency medical services (EMS) utilization for acute stroke remain low nationwide, despite the time-sensitive nature of the disease. Prior research suggests several demographic and social factors are associated with EMS u ... Full text Link to item Cite

Implementation of Best Practices-Developing and Optimizing Regional Systems of Stroke Care: Design and Methodology.

Journal Article Am Heart J · April 2020 The AHA Guidelines recommend developing multi-tiered systems for the care of patients with acute stroke.1 An ideal stroke system of care should ensure that all patients receive the most efficient and timely care, regardless of how they first enter or acces ... Full text Link to item Cite

Intravenous Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients With History of Stroke Plus Diabetes Mellitus.

Journal Article Stroke · June 2019 Background and Purpose- Acute ischemic stroke patients with history of prior ischemic stroke plus concomitant diabetes mellitus (DM) were excluded from the ECASS III trial (European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study) because of safety concerns. However, there ... Full text Cite

Safety of Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Evaluation of Patients With Acute Stroke: A Single-Center Experience.

Journal Article Stroke · August 2016 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Noncontrasted head computed tomography (NCHCT) has long been the standard of care for acute stroke imaging. New guidelines recommending advanced vascular imaging to identify eligible patients for endovascular therapy have renewed sa ... Full text Link to item Cite

Loss of resources and hurricane experience as predictors of postpartum depression among women in southern Louisiana.

Journal Article J Womens Health (Larchmt) · May 2010 BACKGROUND: After a natural disaster, mental disorders often become a long-term public health concern. Previous studies under smaller-scale natural disaster conditions suggest loss of psychosocial resources is associated with psychological distress. METHOD ... Full text Link to item Cite