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Abbreviations Used In This Article

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Abbreviations Used In This Article

Abbreviations Used In This Article

CASL        : Continuous Arterial Spin Labeling (an MRI technique for magnetic labeling of blood) 
CCHR : Canadian CT Head Rule
CT : Computed Tomography
CTA : Computed Tomographic Arteriography (Angiography)
CTPS : CT Perfusion Studies
DAI : Diffuse Axonal Injury
DWI : Diffusion Weighted Imaging (an MRI sequence)
GCS : Glasgow Coma Score
GEPS : Gradient Echo Pulse Sequencing
ICP : Intracranial Pressure
IV : Intravenous
LP : Lumbar Puncture
LR : Likelihood Ratio
MCA : Middle Cerebral Artery
MR  Magnetic Resonance
MRA : Magnetic Resonance Arteriography (Angiography)
MRI : Magnetic Resonance Imaging
NIH : National Institutes of Health
NINDS : National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
PWI : Perfusion Weighted Imaging (an MRI sequence)
SAH : Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
TEE : Transesophageal Echocardiography
TIA : Transient Ischemic Attack
TPA : Tissue Plasminogen Activator
TTE : Transthoracic Echocardiography
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