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Emergency Department Management of Infective Endocarditis-Associated Stroke (Stroke CME)

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  • When caring for patients with suspected stroke, endocarditis should always be considered. See Table 1 for key elements of history for both endocarditis and stroke.
  • Neurologic complications are the most common extracardiac manifestations in infec-tive endocarditis, occurring in 25% to 70% of cases.26,45
  • Risk factors for infective endocarditis include pre-existing valvular disease or valve replacement, healthcare utilization and instrumentation (25% of cases),11 immunocompromised states, hypercoagulable conditions, and IV drug use.
  • Complications of infective endocarditis include intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), stroke, transient ischemic attack, septic venous sinus thrombosis, meningitis, encephalitis, vertebral osteomyelitis, seizure, encephalopathy, and others; acute ischemic stroke is the most common.10,12-14
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Authors

Lauren Gillespie, MD; Natalie Kreitzer, MD

Peer Reviewed By

Jeffrey Miller, MD; Vasisht Srinivasan, MD

Publication Date

March 1, 2023

CME Expiration Date

March 1, 2026    CME Information

CME Credits

4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 4 ACEP Category I Credits, 4 AAFP Prescribed Credits, 4 AOA Category 2-A or 2-B Credits.
Specialty CME Credits: Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Stroke CME credits.

Pub Med ID: 36790895

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