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CanadiEM Frontline Primer – Ischemic Stroke

In Medical Concepts by Demetrios SahlasLeave a Comment

Can’t Miss Diagnoses Proximal/Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) Symptomatic carotid Artery Stenosis Embolic Stroke due to Atrial Fibrillation Intracranial Hemorrhage Common Mimics Seizure Migraine Bell’s Palsy Vestibular Neuropathy Points to focus upon Hx: VERY IMPORTANT → Last known well time from patient if reliable or witness if not. Do not just go by what EMS says, may not accurate due to time constraints. Brief HPI on how the patient was found or what lead …