Patient ID


TPA Calculation Worksheet


Patient is a candidate for TPA

  • Arrange for Critical care bed
  • Review Exclusion criteria
  • If CT demonstrated NO hemorrhage, no sign of changes on CT scan of large acute stroke, then initiate therapy
  • Calculate dose: (Enter Body weight in kg OR in lb)
  • in Kg:    Kg or
  • in lb:   (  lb / 2.2 )
  • Total TPA dose is: weight in kg x 0.9 mg/kg =  Total dose  mg
  • Give  10 percent  as bolus (10% of total dose as bolus)
  • Infuse remaining dose over 60 minutes.