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Emergency Stroke Care: Advances And Controversies, Volume I (Stroke CME)
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Emergency Stroke Care: Advances And Controversies, Volume I (Stroke CME) - $179.00

Includes 8 Stroke CME Credits!

Make sure you’re leveraging the latest advances in stroke care for your patients and earn 8 hours of stroke-specific CME.

This practical, evidence-based stroke care resource reviews the latest research, recommendations, and opportunities in the diagnosis and management of stroke. Emergency clinicians are on the front lines of stroke care every day, and with the breathtaking speed of progress in diagnosis and management of this disease, you need to know how to manage patients according to the latest and best evidence.

Included In This Book:

  • 70 pages of evidence-based content, covering management of TIA and acute ischemic stroke
  • 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ that are stroke specific
  • A review of the most recent evidence in TIA and acute ischemic stroke care
  • Summaries of the evidence
  • Treatment recommendations to help you optimally manage stroke patients
  • And much more!

Acute Stroke:

  • Expanding opportunities for IV rtPA use in acute stroke: What is the very latest in expanding the time window? What is its use in minor stroke and rapidly improving stroke symptoms? What are the contraindications for IV rtPA?
  • Update on advanced acute stroke imaging: What is the latest research on CT, CTA, CT perfusion, and 4D CT? What are the concerns and limitations of multimodality neuroimaging?
  • Endovascular therapies for acute ischemic stroke: What are the recommendations following the most recent trials on mechanical thrombectomy with stentriever? A full analysis of the latest evidence on this major paradigm shift in stroke care.
  • Update on stroke systems of care: What are Acute Stroke-Ready Hospitals, and how do they fit into your hospital’s practice? The most current Joint Commission guidelines, and information you need on how stroke certifications affect practice in your ED are covered.

Transient Ischemic Attack:

  • A review of the latest guidelines from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • What you need to know to diagnose TIA quickly and accurately
  • Is the ABCD2 Score still the best risk stratification tool?
  • Current evidence on cardiac evaluation in TIA
  • Echocardiography, CT, or MRI – which is the best choice for imaging?
  • The latest on current therapies: antiplatelet agents, anticoagulants, thrombolysis, and risk factor control

Are there multiple clinicians at your institution who need stroke CME? We offer excellent group rates on our resources. Simply click here to learn more

Publication Information:

Publication Date: March 1, 2016
CME Expiration Date: March 1, 2019
CME: This enduring material includes 8 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (Stroke CME)

Editor:

Andy Jagoda, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Medical Director, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Authors:

R. Jason Thurman, MD, FAAEM, CPPS
Chief Medical Officer, TriStar Skyline and Hendersonville Hospitals, Nashville, TN; Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Edward C. Jauch, MD, MS
Professor, Division Director, Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

J Mocco, MD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Reade De Leacy, MD, FRANZCR
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Radiology, Cerebrovascular Center, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Thomas James Oxley, MD
Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Christopher Paul Kellner, MD
Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Peter D. Panagos, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Matthew S. Siket, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

Laura Heitsch, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Jonathan A. Edlow, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

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