Acute Stroke and its Initial Management

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    100 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Stroke is the third leading cause of death and disability globally and is associated with a tremendous cost burden to society and health care setups. Management of stroke is well beyond the acute phase in the hospital. The subacute and long-term assessment of patients who have suffered a stroke includes initial assessment and treatment. read more »»

Most strokes are ischemic, and others include intracerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage. Health care professionals should be aware of initial management and post-discharge to decrease the complications of a stroke. Learn more about the initial management of stroke in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Clinical examination in an emergency room
  • Initial investigations in stroke patients
  • Intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke”


Dr. Sudhir kumar

MBBS, DNB – General Medicine, DM – Neurology


Dr. Sudhir Kumar is a Neurologist with about 26 years of experience as a doctor. He initially worked at CMC, Vellore (the second-ranked medical college in India) from 1994 to 2004. Now, He is working at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad (joined here in 2004). We routinely treat patients with serious and critical neurological diseases such as stroke, epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, GBS, back pain, neuropathy, muscle diseases, migraine, vertigo, etc. We also have expertise in botox injection treatment, IVIG treatment, thrombolytic treatment for stroke, EMG, and EEG procedures.

For: beginners

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