Neurology 1

Topics:  Acute Stroke, Spontaneous SAH, Vertigo and Dizziness, Headache, Altered Mental Status


Fellow Reading assignment:  Tintinalli’s 8th edition chapters 165, 166, 167, 168, 170


Posterior Circulation Strokes and Dizziness: Pearls and Pitfalls, Practice Update, Paulukiewicz and Long, EMdocs, March 2015

Skills:  NIHSS, US guided LP video and simulation

Clinical Policy:  Use of IV tPA for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department, ACEP, 2012, Ann Emerg Med. 2013;61:225-243

Scientific Rationale for Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for IV Alteplase in Acute Ischemic Stroke, Damaerschalk et al., Stroke, Feb 2016

Highland Emergency Ultrasound site

Ultrasound-Assisted Lumbar Puncture, Highland Emergency Ultrasound, Dr. Nagdev



Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Puncture Video,  Rasha Buhumaid, MD, 6 min