Stroke Alert, Volume III Prevention, Emergency Treatment, Rehabilitation

Author: AHC Media
Affiliation:
Publisher: AHC Media
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN 10: 1941481248
ISBN 13: 9781941481240
eISBN: 9781941481240
Edition: 1st

Description:

Addresses adult and pediatric topics in stroke, including acute situations as well as prevention and recovery and rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • STROKE ALERT, Volume III: Prevention, Emergency Treatment, Rehabilitation

Module 1: Stroke Prevention and Diagnosis (0.75 credit hours)

  • Folate Supplements and Primary Stroke Prevention
  • Idarucizumab: A Promising New Drug that Reverses the Anticoagulant Effects of Dabigatran
  • Stroke Prevention and Diagnosis
  • CME Questions MODULE 1: STROKE PREVENTION AND DIAGNOSIS

Module 2: Pediatric Stroke (2.0 credit hours)

  • Pediatric Stroke
  • CME Questions MODULE 2: PEDIATRIC STROKE

Module 3: Ischemic Stroke (1.75 credit hours)

  • Atrial Fibrillation and Cryptogenic Stroke: Important New Information
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Acute Ischemic Stroke Reviewed
  • Risk of Stroke with Intracardiac Devices and Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Cerebrovascular Consequences of Beta-Amyloid Deposition
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • CME Questions MODULE 3: ISCHEMIC STROKE

Module 4: Hemorrhagic Stroke (1.75 credit hours)

  • Incidental Cerebral Microbleeds and Cerebral Blood Flow in Elderly Individuals
  • Blood Pressure Lowering After Acute Stroke: Can It Kill You?
  • Pattern of Atrial Fibrillation Is Associated with Outcomes After Stroke
  • Circadian Rhythms Predict Small Vessel Ischemic Disease
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • CME Questions MODULE 4: ISCHEMIC STROKE

Module 5: Neurointerventional Treatment (0.75 credit hours)

  • Rate and Predictors of Futile Hospital Transfers for Acute Stroke Endovascular Therapy
  • What is the Best Treatment for Cerebral Cavernous Malformations?
  • Endovascular Intervention Takes Center Stage in Treatment of Acute Stroke
  • Endovascular Treatment May Change How EDs Manage Stroke
  • CME Questions MODULE 5: NEUROINTERVENTIONAL TREATMENT

Module 6: Rehabilitation and Palliative Care (0.25 credit hours)

  • Early, Intensive Rehabilitation Improves Outcome in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • New Recommendations for Palliative and End-of-life Stroke Care
  • CME Questions MODULE 6: REHABILITATION AND PALLIATIVE CARE

Module 7: Legal Implications (0.75 credit hours)

  • Man who Suffers Stroke Due to his Physician’s Failure to Monitor Heart Condition Awarded $6.4 Million
  • Recent Malpractice Cases: Beware of Syncope and Stroke!
  • Ignored Symptoms of a Pending Stroke Results in $6.3 Million Award for Stroke Victim
  • CME Questions MODULE 7: LEGAL IMPLICATIONS

Continuing Education Test

  • MODULE 1: STROKE PREVENTION AND DIAGNOSIS
  • MODULE 2: PEDIATRIC STROKE
  • MODULE 3: ISCHEMIC STROKE
  • MODULE 4: HEMORRHAGIC STROKE
  • MODULE 5: NEUROINTERVENTIONAL TREATMENT
  • MODULE 6: REHABILITATION AND PALLIATIVE CARE
  • MODULE 7: LEGAL IMPLICATIONS