Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS – Emergency Medicine)

by Sharon Bord, MD

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    The lecture Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS – Emergency Medicine) by Sharon Bord, MD is from the course Neurologic and Psychiatric Emergencies. It contains the following chapters:

    • Acute Ischemic Stroke
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

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    1. It leads to minimal disability
    2. Ischemia constitutes 87% of the strokes
    3. It is more common in African American population
    4. Hemorrhagic stroke constitutes about 13% of the strokes and this results in bleeding into the parenchymal tissue of the brain
    5. It is a common cause of death worldwide
    1. Retina
    2. Brainstem
    3. Cerebellum
    4. Medial temporal lobe
    5. Vestibular sensors of the ear
    1. There is no evidence of infarction on neuroimaging
    2. Rarely occur in future after the first episode
    3. The next episode if at all occurs after 3 years
    4. Indicate a benign neurochemical change in the brain due to hyponatremia
    5. Is a transient episode of memory impairment
    1. Thalassemia
    2. Pregnancy
    3. Protein C and S deficiency
    4. Sickle cell anemia
    5. Drug abuse

    Author of lecture Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS – Emergency Medicine)

     Sharon Bord, MD

    Sharon Bord, MD

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