Acute CVA and TIA
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Identify patients with underlying risk factors for stroke.
2. Employ cost-effective measures to decrease stroke in patients at risk.
3. State the 2009 AHA/ASA definition of TIA and describe the recommended evaluation.
4. Propose appropriate treatment options to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.
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Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
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