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Table 2 Primary and secondary diagnostic tests at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, 2010–2013 (N = 1735)

From: Managing acute ischaemic stroke in a small island developing state: meeting the guidelines in Barbados

Recommended investigation Tests performed
Number %
CT scan 1646 94.9
MRI 18 1.0
CT scan/timing ≤ 24 h 1117 67.9
>  24 h 496 30.2
Electrocardiography 1527 88.0
Echocardiography 55 3.2
Cerebrovascular angiography 36 2.1
Carotid ultrasound 32 1.8
Carotid artery angiography 14 0.8