April 23, 2014

Acute Ischemic Stroke

the-thinker

It’s a double header of stroke treatment and controversy.¬†Anand Swaminathan from EM Lyceum and Ryan Radecki from EM Literature of Note help tease out: How do you manage blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke? Should you give thrombolytics up to 4.5 hours after symptom onset? When do you decide that a CVA is actually a […]

Brain Attack

sands-of-time

ERCAST 003 How should we manage the ‘acute stroke‘ beyond the 3 hour window? A discussion of the history of thrombolytics in acute stroke, current literature and an interview with Providence Stroke Center director Dr. Ted Lowenkopf References: ERCAST 003: Stroke management beyond 3 hours [Audio link mp3] ERCAST on iTunes