MR CLEAN Study Findings – Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients?

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

MR CLEAN Study, Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients

MR CLEAN Study Findings – Thrombolysis Before Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients?Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines the recently published findings of the MR CLEAN study and the role of thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke who qualify for immediate thrombectomy. In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published stroke guidelines that for the first time fully integrated both medical (thrombolysis) … Read More

Thrombolysis in Pediatric Versus Adult Ischemic Stroke – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Thrombolysis in Stroke - Thrombolysis inPediatric Versus Adult Ischemic Stroke Patient Case Q&A - Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Thrombolysis in Stroke: Thrombolysis in Pediatric vs Adult Ischemic Stroke – Closing Clinical Knowledge GapsAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines the differences between thrombolysis in pediatric vs. adult ischemic stroke.In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published updated adult and pediatric ischemic stroke guidelines. In what important ways are pediatric eligibility criteria for thrombolysis similar to/different from those for adults?Try … Read More

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines - 2021 Warning Regarding Stroke Thrombolysis Errors

Stroke Thrombolysis Guidelines – 2021 Warning Regarding Stroke Thrombolysis Errors – Closing the Clinical Knowledge GapWhat You Might Not Know About Stroke Thrombolysis Treatment GuidelinesA 2021 warning regarding stroke thrombolysis errors has been recently issued. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine (AJEM) published a review in March 2021 addressing the high error rate during emergent alteplase infusion for reversal of … Read More

Stroke Treatment Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Stroke Treatment CME Quiz

Stroke Treatment Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizStroke Treatment CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis 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 … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Medical News

Check your knowledge of acute ischemic stroke guidelines

Clinical Guideline Knowledge Check:Early Management of Acute Ischemic StrokeThe 2018 AHA Ischemic Stroke Guidelines contain more recommendations than ever regarding brain imaging and initial medical/invasive treatment choices. Try the review question below and find out how these guidelines affect ischemic stroke care.  Learn what’s recently changed and what has not changed regarding early treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Stay in … Read More