Stroke Syndromes || Evaluation of Stroke Patients: Stroke Responder or Detective?
This presentation will go over the clinical and radiological characteristics of the main stroke subtypes as characterized by their mechanism of stroke, as well as common pitfalls in clinical data interpretation. It will also detail what the cortical symptoms are and their clinical relevance in acute stroke care.
- Explain the clinical and radiological substrate for major stroke subtypes and its clinical implications.
- Recognize cortical signs in a patient who has had a stroke.
- Describe small vessel disease vs. non-small vessel disease based on clinical and radiological features.
Evaluation of Stroke Patients: Stroke Responder or Detective?
The symptoms of brain ischemia may be transient, lasting seconds to minutes, or may persist for longer periods of time. This lecture will describe and evaluate neurologic symptoms that may be consistent with stroke.
- Identify key information to evaluate an acute stroke.
- Correlate assessment and diagnostics to possible stroke syndromes.
- Differentiate among different stroke subsets.
Original Release Date: November 2020
Review Date: October 2021
Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Critical Care and Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, Clinical Pharmacists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Jessilyn Pozo, BSN, R.N., SCRN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Jessilyn Pozo, R.N., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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