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John Bedolla, MD
Assistant Director of Research Education, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas
Director of Risk Management Research, Emergency Service Partners, LP
Jefferson Miley, MD
Seton Brain & Spine Institute
Included with this stroke update are two new guidelines that address the management of acute ischemic stroke.
Posterior strokes account for about 20% of strokes, and they are some of the most difficult to diagnose.This video covers a variety of factors that can increase or decrease the chances of a stroke being present.You will learn that the single most important part of the patient encounter is doing a complete neurological examination, including the NIHSS, plus HINTS, plus a test of ambulation. Find out how performing this neurological examination bundle can help you improve outcomes and cut your chances of ending up in peer review or court due to a missed posterior stroke.
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