Tag: stroke

JC: Can I safely discharge dizzy patients from the ED?

  Last month, I came across a clinical review published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine1 that got me really excited! It got me excited (in a geeky professional sense of course…) as it covered

JC: Kicking against the prick: Systematic Review of stroke thrombolysis

I think it’s probably fair to say that stroke physicians and emergency physicians disagree about the utility of thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke. They love it, probably because of its occasionally amazing effects in restoring

JC: Platelets for Intracranial Haemorrhage. St.Emlyn’s

The management of stroke is one of those topics that attracts a great deal of controversy in the #FOAMed world, and with good reason. The questions around the use of thrombolysis for acute cerebral infarction,

JC: Intra-arterial treatment for Stroke

Here at St.Emlyn’s the whole team loves a good stroke trial as they always throw up controversies and concerns about methods, outcomes and our absolute favourite ‘statistics’. That said, although we love discussing the trials

JC: Time is brain…., calling #FOAMagitators. St.Emlyn’s

Streamlining of prehospital stroke management: the golden hour. If you have been happily playing with #FOAM for the last year or two then you must have come across the many excellent articles on the use

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JC: IST-3

So…. We have just covered the following paper in our journal club at Manchester Royal Infirmary. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)60768-5/abstract The benefits and harms of intravenous thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator within 6 h of acute ischaemic

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