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Stroke Treatment CME Quiz

Stroke Treatment Board Review Questions: Free CME Quiz

Stroke Treatment CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education

This week's Med-Challenger's free CME quiz - Stroke Treatment - the quick quiz covers the different sets of blood pressure guidelines for patients experiencing stroke, blood pressure thresholds for patients experiencing stroke, proper management of acute ischemic stroke, and current guidelines to manage cerebrovascular accidents.

A free sample Stroke Treatment question included below.  The full Stroke Treatment CME quiz is free online for a limited time.  You can earn AMA CME credit - and now you can earn ANCC contact hours as well!  Play now.  

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Here's this week's sample CME board review question on stroke treatment.

An 83-year-old man presents with acute onset of slurred speech and right-sided weakness.

His calculated National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score is 16 and findings on initial imaging studies of his head are negative.

He was last seen in his normal state about 2 hours ago.

Prior to these symptoms, he was a healthy, high-functioning man who was taking no medications.

His vital signs are as follows: blood pressure 140/80 mm Hg, pulse 87 beats/minute, respiratory rate 16 breaths/minute, temperature 37 °C, and oxygen saturation 95% on 2 L nasal cannula.

Thrombolysis is being considered.

Question:

Which serum results must be known prior to beginning alteplase (tissue plasminogen activator [tPA]) infusion?

Answer Options:

Complete blood count, chemistry panel, coagulations studies (prothrombin time [PT], partial thromboplastin [PTT], international normalized ratio [INR]).

Coagulation studies (prothrombin time [PT], partial thromboplastin [PTT], international normalized ratio [INR]), serum glucose.

Complete blood count, coagulation studies (prothrombin time [PT], partial thromboplastin [PTT], international normalized ratio [INR]), serum glucose.

Serum glucose only.

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Every free board review "Question of the Week" is just a sampling of a larger set of free board review questions featured in Med-Challenger's latest CME Quick Quiz.

Our insanely popular CME Quick Quiz provides FREE board review questions and the opportunity to earn free CME credits every week.  It's a fun way to stay up-t0-date and see how your knowledge ranks with peers.  All you need is a free online Med-Challenger account.  Most recent 5 quizzes are available.  Sign up now.

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