In part 1 of this 2-part review, the authors discuss determining the correct diagnosis for seizures in the ED.
A 61-year-old woman presented for evaluation of right facial drooping and vertigo.
From the Journals
Serum biomarker potentially could reduce unnecessary CT scans by as much as one-third in children with mTBI.
Modeling of real-world data suggests transporting acute ischemic stroke patients directly to more distant thrombectomy centers outperforms...
Opioid overdose deaths have reached an all-time high across the country.
EMS transfer of large-vessel stroke patients to a comprehensive stroke center led to quicker treatment, even when a primary stroke center was...
LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans tend to suffer more severe ischemic strokes, receive less tPA, and experience more tPA complications.
Stroke patients who were treated with thrombectomy at 6-24 hours fared equally well whether CT or MR imaging was used to assess their infarct.
LOS ANGELES – In a randomized study with 202 acute ischemic stroke patients, treatment with tenecteplase produced better reperfusion than did...
LOS ANGELES – The number needed to treat varied according to the level of functional outcome achieved.