Here is Michael’s review of the recently released thrombectomy in stroke data. Resources: Current SCGH Stroke Call Pathway – 11/2017 Acute Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) Stroke: Emergency Clot Removal Information Sheet – 5/2017 HERMES – Endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from five randomised trials, The Lancet, Volume 387, No. 10029, p1723–1731, 23 […]
Here is the Emergency Clot Removal Information Sheet developed by Tor in collaboration with NIISWA and Neurology. The purpose of this is sheet is to assist in timely consent discussions with patients and family by neurology / NIISWA. Reference: Goyal M et al. Endovascular thrombectomy after large-vessel ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from […]
Here is the latest Stroke Call Pathway: Thankyou to Tor for the user friendly layout and colours! This can also be found on the SCGH ED Guidelines page under the Neurology subheading.
Here is the current SCGH Criteria for urgent activation of the “Stroke Team”. If criteria are met, then call 55 and tell the operator “Stroke Call”, give the location and follow the rest of the protocol below. The document below must be consulted as part of the early patient assessment by both Triage and Senior […]
Here is Tom’s 3rd wrap up of what’s hot in emergency medicine. Resources: Does my dizzy patient have a stroke? A systematic review of bedside diagnosis in acute vestibular syndrome. CMAJ, June 14, 2011, 183(9)…requires SCGH library login AVS vs Stroke Cheet Sheet: CME 16/01/14 Vestibular and Vertigo Assessment – contains some further information on how to […]
Here is David’s presentation on the how acute ischaemic strokes are currently being managed at SCGH by the neurology and interventional radiology teams.