Tag: stroke

Cracking Skulls

    Scenario: You are evaluating a 58-year-old male with hypertension and cirrhosis who presents with a sharp, right-sided, severe, non-radiating, constant headache that started suddenly two hours ago while he was walking to get something to eat. Shortly after…

A Critical Care Frequent Flyer: Stroke

We discussed an informative and interesting review article on stroke management in October’s Critical Care Minifellowship meeting. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4062315/ This article highlights some important points (that shed light on how complicated the brain truly is) and touches upon some interesting neurological…