Victor C. Urrutia, MD, FAHA - Not So FAST: Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posterior Circulation Stroke

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Go online to PeerView.com/NZF860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert neurologist discusses strategies for accurately diagnosing and treating patients with posterior circulation stroke. After participating in this activity, the learner will demonstrate the ability to: Differentiate the signs and symptoms of acute ischemic posterior circulation stroke from other conditions with which it might be confused, Perform stroke assessments that facilitate more rapid diagnosis of acute ischemic posterior circulation stroke, Compare the therapeutic characteristics of current and emerging thrombolytic agents for acute ischemic stroke.

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