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Table 1 Staffing ratios (full-time equivalents) per five beds, by unit type

From: Workforce requirements for comprehensive ischaemic stroke care in a developing country: the case of Saudi Arabia

Staff typeHASUASUIPR
Stroke neurologist1
Interventional neuroradiologist*
Physical medicine and rehabilitation physician0.0840.0840.2
Internist0.5
Physical therapist0.730.841 (0.75)
Occupational therapist0.680.810.75
Speech and language therapist0.340.40.75
Psychologist0.20.20.2
Dietitian0.150.150.25
  1. *The ratio for INR is per LVO cases per year (1 INR per 50 cases per year). HASU hyper-acute stroke unit, ASU acute stroke unit, IPR inpatient rehabilitation