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Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

The following is a point-of-care summary of the October, 2019 Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus:…

Concussion Q&A

The following is a point-of-care summary of the September, 2019 Emergency Medicine Practice journal issue titled Concussion in the…

TPA and Intracranial Hemorrhage Q&A

In November 2017, the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association released a scientific statement on…

NIH Stroke Scale

General Principles: Administer stroke scale items in the order listed. Record performance in each category after…

Hypertensive Emergency

A summary of the hypertensive emergency treatment guidelines from: 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection,…

Asymptomatic Hypertension

Definition of hypertension:1 Normal: 120/80 or less Pre-hypertension: 120-139/80-89 Stage 1: 140-149/90-99 Stage 2: ¬†>160/>100 Is…

Pediatric Seizure Recurrence

Recurrence rate after first unprovoked seizure¬†1: 6% recurrence within 48 hours ( 1 in 16 )…

Dermatome Map

  Source: Total Life Care Compounding

Headache and Vision Loss

Hx: 35 yo female complains of a severe headache. It is frontal, bilateral, and radiates to…

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