Stroke pocketcard Set

Stroke pocketcard Set
ISBN: 978-1-59103-086-7

Price: $ 10.95



The Stroke pocketcard Set discusses the management of acute stroke, the localization of stroke based on clinical symptoms, various prognostic scores, and other management topics. Most of the management information on this card pertains to ischemic stroke. Specifics topics covered are as follows:

  • Guidelines for management of patients who are receiving tPA
  • Guidelines for intra-arterial thrombolysis and mechanical clot removal
  • Information on stroke localization and relevant syndromes
  • Illustrations with the vasculature and vascular territories of the brain
  • Definition and classification of TIAs
  • Information on the prognosis of stroke based on the NIH, (NIHSS)
  • Information on imaging modalities used in stroke diagnosis, their advantages and disadvantages
  • Stroke workup informations
  • General guidelines for hospital management and supportive care
  • Guidelines for the prevention of secondary stroke
  • Guidelines for the prevention of cardioembolic stroke
  • Guidelines for carotid endarterectomy

Terri E Kiernan, MSN, FNP-BC (Mayo Clinic Hospital): "This is a great tool that can be used by all, including students, nurses, midlevel care providers, residents, and emergency room physicians." © Doody’s Review Service

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David Palestrant, MD


6 (3 cards)

1st, 2009

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