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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Complications of Stroke Therapy

EM Ottawa - By Emma Ferguson & Lucy Karp - September 01, 2022
Acute stroke care is integrated into emergency medicine in many emergency departments across Canada. Whether you are involved in acute stroke care through consultation with neurology or through tele-stroke, understanding the complications of acute stroke therapy and evidence around treatment options is essential. Specifically, in this blog post we will focus on the following:
  • Orolingual angioedema post thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke
  • Approach to post-thrombolysis intra-cranial hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Approach to seizure in the stroke patient