Clinicians are highly likely to encounter patients with stroke in the emergency department and must be able to diagnose and manage stroke in a timely and effective manner to optimize patient outcomes. Emergency department management of stroke includes utilizing imaging appropriately based on the type of stroke, assessing patient risk for additional cardiovascular or stroke events, and recognizing subtle or different forms of stroke, such as patients who have normal initial imaging or patients who present with a central retinal artery occlusion.
Our July supplement, Current Topics in Acute Stroke Care, reviews various aspects of stroke management and provides useful management strategies that can be applied to practice. It also includes the Clinical Pathway for Acute Management of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion, which you can review below.
Last Updated on October 15, 2021