What Else Beyond the NIHSS Should We Be Doing Clinically?

August 24, 2021
The NIHSS was a research tool meant to limit variability and provide uniform quantifiable assessments  of stroke severity.  As the de facto standard for stroke exams and scores, it has withstood the test of time.  However, there is more to the assessment of acute stroke severity and this podcast takes a deep dive into what else we need to be doing besides the NIHSS.
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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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What Is the Clinical Impact of the Genetic Polymorphism Observed with the Effectiveness of some P2Y12 Inhibitors?

August 3, 2021
The association of genetic polymorphisms and P2Y12 inhibitors in regards to efficacy for patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) remains controversial. Drs. Deepak Bhatt of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Natalie Kreitzer 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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Tips and Tricks for Posterior Circulation Stroke Identification

June 1, 2021
The posterior circulation is the source of controversy and challenges in the management of acute stroke patients. Listen to a neurointensivist and interventional stroke physician talk to an emergency physician about the posterior circulation patients. Acute dizziness and vertigo can be separated clinically and Dr. Smith teaches us how in this podcast.
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Difficult Strokes to Identify: Tricks and Tips From the Frontline

April 26, 2021
Identifying difficult stroke syndromes with Dr. Stacie Demel- learn from one of our nation's experts in stroke education and care as she takes us through the stroke syndromes that keep her up at night. The posterior circulation, the young patient, and the potential mimics that confuse us all are the focus of this podcast.
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