Stroke: clinical review
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In the UK, one stroke occurs every three and a half minutes, and stroke causes 7% of all deaths. It shares many of the same risk factors as cardiovascular disease. Recognising stroke in the acute phase is difficult, but it is essential that patients receive rapid and appropriate treatment to reduce the risk of death or long-term disability.
After completing this resource, you should be able to:
Resource authors: Dr Roser Icart-Palau & Dr Patrick Gompertz, Consultant physicians, Bart's Health NHS Trust
Test author: Dr Paula Hensler
This resource is provided at advanced level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.