Acute Stroke Workup for ED and IM Physicians, and Other Healthcare Providers
Neurologist Dr. Renata Chalfin discusses the importance of acute stroke workup for determining the etiology of a patient’s acute stroke. Dr. Chalfin will thoroughly review the rationale for each test and discuss the next steps after receiving the tests results.
- Name the tests that need to be ordered in an emergency for acute stroke patients
- List the tests that should be ordered during the hospital stay
- Explain the rationale for those tests
- Explain what to do with the results of those tests
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Dr. Renata Chalfin is a board-certified neurologist. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology and education from Cornell University. She completed her medical education at the University of Central Florida and her internship and neurology residency at the University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
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