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Ischemic Stroke

A Stroke of (Bad) Luck

Podcast written by: Dr. Priscilla Kwan (Neurology Resident)
Reviewed by: Dr. Amy Yu ( Neurologist) and Dr. John Neary (General Internist)
Infographic by: Rachel Ahle (Physician Assistant Student)

Resources:

  1. Stroke Best Practices

  2. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke rt-PA Stroke Study Group. Tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke. N Engl J Med 1995; 333:1581.

  3. Adams, Harold P., et al. "Classification of subtype of acute ischemic stroke. Definitions for use in a multicenter clinical trial. TOAST. Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment." Stroke 24.1 (1993): 35-41.

  4. Johnston, S. Claiborne, et al. "Clopidogrel and aspirin in acute ischemic stroke and high-risk TIA.New England Journal of Medicine (2018).

  5. NIHSS Calculator https://www.mdcalc.com/nih-stroke-scale-score-nihss