The Clock Is Dead - The Reign of Tissue Imaging

August 17, 2021
Mismatch is your friend if you want to treat acute stroke patients beyond 3 hrs. While the clock was once the king, tissue imaging may now define what brain is salvageable and what has been lost. Listen here and see if you agree that the clock is dead in stroke.
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Defining the SOC - Is 4.5 Hrs the Real Answer?

August 10, 2021
The standard of care can feel elusive. Listen here as Dr. Knight shares his expertise regarding the definition of the SOC in extended window therapy for tPA. It's not a simple question and Dr. Knight is the one to answer it.
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How Do I Identify Patients at Risk for a Secondary Event Following an Initial Acute Ischemic Stroke?

August 3, 2021
Identification of patients at high risk for secondary ischemic event, after initial event or post TIA...is minimal tissue damage really that big of a deal related to secondary stroke? Drs. Galen Henderson of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Jordan Bonomo of the University of Cincinnati discuss key perspectives from a neurocritical, emergency medicine, and stroke perspective related to this important area of medicine.
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The New Standards for Prehospital Stroke Patient Destinations; the Dawn of a New Era in EMS

March 11, 2021
The destination for prehospital patients with suspected stroke has been controversial for many years. Should they be taken to the closest ED, the closest stroke ready hospital, or the closest comprehensive stroke center? Does rural, suburban, or urban location matter when selecting a receiving institution? The new AHA white paper addresses this and more.
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Mobile Stroke Units - Linking Ultra Early Care and Outcomes

December 2, 2020
Imagine a mobile stroke unit, with a CT scanner, arriving to care for stroke patients at the first point of medical contact. What are the possibilities and what are the data?
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