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Evaluation and Management of Life-Threatening Headaches in the Emergency Department
Feb 20198,855 views
Life-threatening secondary headache can be due to vascular disorders or trauma, and can present with sudden, severe onset. This issue presents the red flag signs for the most dangerous causes, with recommendations on swift imaging and treatment. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 2 Stroke CME credits and 1 Pharmacology CME credit. CME expires on 02/01/2022
Cervical Artery Dissection: Early Recognition and Stroke Prevention (Stroke CME, Trauma CME and Pharmacology CME)
Jul 20162,067 views
Reviews advanced screening criteria and imaging for patients with cervical artery dissections, and antithrombotic treatment strategies to reduce ischemic stroke. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME, 4 Trauma CME, and 1 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 7/1/2019
The Emergency Medicine Practice Audio Series Vol. III
Jun 2016
This audio download is a 60-minute easy-listening review and summary of popular topics covered in the Emergency Medicine Practice journal. (It includes 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ (CME expires 6/1/19).
Module 16.1 Transient Ischemic Attack: An Evidence-Based Update On Diagnosis And Management (Stroke CME)
Feb 2016429 views
Dizziness, headache and nausea can be a TIA or stroke in disguise. ED CLEAR, a blended learning program for ER teams, shows how a good neuro exam trumps MRIs and CTs to strike out strokes.
Intracerebral Hemorrhage In Anticoagulated Patients: Evidence-Based Emergency Department Management (Stroke CME)
Dec 20151,027 views
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage is a neurological emergency,made more complicated when patients are anticoagulated. Reversal of anticoagulation must be initiated simultaneously with diagnosis, treatment, and disposition. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME credits and 2 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 12/01/2018.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Diagnosis And Management Of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage In The Emergency Department (Stroke CME)
Oct 2014902 views
This review evaluates the literature and current evidence, including controversies and recent American Heart Association guidelines, to support a best-practice approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Transient Ischemic Attack: An Evidence-Based Update (Stroke CME)
Jan 2013755 views
Since the 2008 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice on TIA was published, there have been numerous studies focusing on improving risk stratification and early management strategies in TIA. This update will provide the best available evidence on diagnosing and managing TIAs.
Four Evolving Strategies In The Emergent Treatment Of Acute Ischemic Stroke (Stroke CME)
Jul 2012639 views
This issue outlines and reviews the literature on 4 evolving strategies reflecting developing advancements in the care of acute ischemic stroke and their potential to impact patients in the emergency department setting: (1) the expanding window for intravenous rt-PA, (2) the use of multimodal computed tomographic scanning in emergent diagnostic imaging, (3) endovascular therapies for stroke, and (4) stroke systems of care.
Carotid And Vertebral Arterial Dissections In The Emergency Department (Stroke CME) (Trauma CME)
Apr 2012739 views
Anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy is the mainstay of treatment for spontaneous or traumatic dissections and will reduce the risk of stroke.
Evidence-Based Approach To Diagnosis And Management Of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage In The Emergency Department
Jul 2009610 views
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on the challenge of diagnosing and managing SAH, using the best available evidence from the literature.
Transient Ischemic Attack Update 2008
Oct 2008
The objective of this article is to provide an evidence-based approach to the assessment and management of patients presenting with TIA in the ED.
Stroke Update 2007: Better Early Stroke Treatment (BEST)
Aug 2007
Since the article on stroke published in Emergency Medicine Practice in 1999, several new trials and studies have been conducted. There has also been an increased awareness of the critical role played by emergency medicine in improving outcomes, and there has been increased experience in diagnostic imaging and therapeutic interventions. There are a number of new initiatives underway and it is anticipated that emergency medicine will continue to play a critical role in caring for these patients.
Transient Ischemic Attacks: Transient Trouble Or Action-Warranted Attacks?
Oct 20031,516 views
Atransient ischemic attack (TIA) is a neurologic deficit caused by ischemia to the brain that, by classic definition, completely resolves within 24 hours. Although there is complete resolution of signs and symptoms, the incident is understandably alarming for the patient and his or her family, raising numerous questions and sometimes panicked responses. In contrast, because patients are usually asymptomatic by the time they present to the ED, many physicians are "underwhelmed" by the situation and do not react with appropriate immediacy.
Code Stroke: A State-Of- The-Art Strategy For Rapid Assessment And Treatment
Jul 1999
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice provides a structured approach to evaluating patients with acute stroke symptoms. It describes a procedure for the expeditious, yet thorough, assessment of patients.
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