Clinical guidelines for acute stroke management

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Avatar n tn Rapid assessment of acute ischemia is critical for the management of acute stroke patiens who may benefit from thrombolytics or neuroprotective therapeutics. Differentiation of acute from chronic stroke, which may all appear hyperintense on T2- Weighted Imaging(T2WI ), is essential in determining the management of patiens.
Avatar f tn As my father is affected by Acute Brain Stem Infarct (Pontine Stem Stroke) which has all the vital functions like breathing, swallowing, sleeping, thinking, movements etc. He got the stroke on 2nd Mar 2012 and now he is able to breath by himself. Swallowing is not properly done, so Ryle's tube is inserted through the nose for his feed. He is not able to move and he is bed - ridden. On 26th Mar 2013 he vomited some black particles through the Treacheostomy tube.
Avatar f tn Furthermore, psychotic episodes may be an acute change like that seen in delirium, stroke, or seizure. Depending on the complete history, including family history, associated symptoms, and clinical examination, imaging findings will likely be in different anatomical locations. As a general rule, MRI is better for looking at anatomy and for pathological conditions (e.g.
Avatar m tn guidelines are made for dum doctors with no knowledge of hbv, drugs and tests.hbv treatment must be personalized and only very updated doctors can do that the less stupid are european guidelines but even you can understand how stupid can be the ue of antivirals alone.
1287446 tn?1313947638 I would suggest consulting a neurologist/ his treating physician for adequate management of the condition which may involve medications and lifestyle changes along with adequate control of a few conditions such as hypertension, if involved. Hope this is useful. Take care!
Avatar m tn For this reason, use of GGT is controversial, and guidelines published by the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases do not recommend routine use of GGT. These guidelines suggest that it can be useful in determining the cause of a high ALP.
Avatar f tn In application of acupuncture therapy, it is crucial to determine the gravity of the disease (whether it is an attack on the zang-fu organs or on the meridians and luo-eonnecting channels), the current stage of the disease (onset. acute, recovery, or stroke rehabilitation) and finally the patients individual clinical specifications ( body constitution.tongue diagnosis, pulse diagnosis, etc.). The TCM natural treatment will do you a fovor. So why don't you try. Hope that i help.
Avatar f tn ive heard that stroke can be diagnosed whenit is MS and with my symptoms im wondering
Avatar m tn Hello, A detailed clinical examination may be necessary for correct diagnosis and management. Loss of smell sensation is usually caused by acute sinusitis, rhinitis etc.CNS causes are brain tumour,aneurysm,hormonal disturbances,diabetes,multiple sclerosis, zinc deficiency, malnutrition etc.Loss of taste sensation can be due to nasal infections,flu,common cold, dryness of mouth, medications like antithyroid medications,rifampicin,gingivitis,vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency.
Avatar m tn [22, 23] Therefore, women with cirrhosis, irrespective of the underlying liver disease, are at risk of developing hepatocellular cancer and should follow similar screening guidelines as men. Once HCC develops, the management strategies and survival rates between sexes are similar.[2, 24] Women with cirrhosis are at least as susceptible as men to develop nonliver-related malignancies.
Avatar m tn As opposed to European (EASL) 2012, Asian-Pacific (APASL) 2012, American (AASLD) 2009, and World Health Organisation (WHO) 2015 major guidelines for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B, the following 3 guidelines are more strict on the conditions leading to necessity of treatment for Hepatitis B, HBeAg negative carriers: Canadian 2009, Japanese (JSH) 2013, and UK/British (NICE) 2013 guidelines are more "strict" when it comes to treatment of negative HBsAg patients, especially in the
1346447 tn?1327862572 Well, it would be difficult to comment on the situation or suggest a management plan without knowing the relevant clinical details such as those related to the stroke, cause for back pain, presence or absence of other comorbidities; or a detailed clinical evaluation. Her symptoms could be related to the stroke or could also occur due to other few causes which may be treatable.
Avatar n tn The optimal timing of endoscopic stone management depends on the clinical scenario. We recommend that urgent ERCP is indicated for stones associated with severe acute cholangitis that is not responding to medical treatment. Source:
Avatar f tn This rigorous review format is also used by many other well-respected medical organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), the American College of Physicians, and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK. ILADS guidelines are the only Lyme disease guidelines that included a patient from the Lyme community as an author or as a member of the guidelines development panel.
Avatar n tn my father suffered left side stroke on march 2012 and latest he had suffered chest pain DR says he may have to undergo angioplasty later, he is under medical management as of now stroke is acute infarct which is complete occulsion his condition is that he can walk and speak few word properly but some times his both legs looks swollen, his face looks swollen when he wakes up in morning. Can any body guide why is it happening ? what can be done, is there any danger to his life ?
Avatar m tn A clinical examination and evaluation is necessary for correct diagnosis and management of your condition. Keep me posted. Best wishes and kind regards!
Avatar m tn His symptoms may improve slowly. Please do not be tensed about it. You must consult a pulmonologist for management plan of the symptoms. I wish your father a speedy recovery. Hope this answer helps you. Take care and regards!
572651 tn?1530999357 Full story Two MS Drugs No Better than One NEW ORLEANS -- Among patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, little clinical benefit was seen for combining glatiramer acetate with interferon beta-1a versus either drug alone in a large randomized trial.
Avatar m tn Dec 18, 2013 The long-awaited update to guidelines for the management of hypertension -- from the panel appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) -- raises the recommended blood pressure threshold to determine the need for drug therapy in many patients.
Avatar n tn This is a risk factor for the development of stroke since the plaque could dislodge causing embolism and ischemia. I would suggest discussing the situation and the appropriate management plan with his treating doctor when you meet him/her next or with one of the team members. Hope this is helpful. Take care!
Avatar f tn His particular interests include advanced stroke treatment, clinical trials of thrombolytics, and headache treatment. Dr. Dulli received his medical degree at the University of Vermont and completed an internship, residency and fellowship at the UW Hospital and Clinics.
Avatar m tn BASHH/EAGA statement on HIV window period November 2014 HIV testing using the latest (fourth generation) tests is recommended in the BHIVA / BASHH / BIS UK guidelines for HIV testing (2008). These assays test for HIV antibodies and p24 antigen simultaneously. A fourth generation HIV test on a venous blood sample performed in a laboratory will detect the great majority of individuals who have been infected with HIV at 4 weeks after specific exposure.