Examined II

Released on 02/08/2018

Key Learning Points

  • Blood pressure control
  • CT features of ischemia
  • Imaging for thrombectomy vs. starting thrombolysis
  • Lab tests and initiation of thrombolysis
  • Neuroimaging of stroke
  • Stroke mimics and chameleons
  • The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)
  • Thrombolysis and blood pressure control
  • When is thrombectomy indicated?
  • When should thrombolysis be considered?

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