Secondary Prevention of Stroke and its Management

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  • Skill Levelbeginner
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 85 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

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

  • Role of antiplatelet, anticoagulant, and statins in stroke prevention Blood pressure and Sugar management
  • Carotid revascularization
  • Miscellaneous measures”

What you'll learn

Each year in the United States, >6 lakh adults experience an ischemic stroke. The enormous morbidity of ischemic stroke results from the interplay between the resulting neurological impairment, the emotional and social consequences of that impairment, and the high risk for recurrence. read more »»

A person who has already been attacked with stroke will have a greater risk of stroke again in the future. Management strategies should be specific to the underlying etiology like risk factor modification, the use of anti-thrombotic or anticoagulant drugs, carotid surgery, endovascular treatments. Secondary prevention should be regarded as an integral part of stroke rehabilitation, as important as walking, functional skills, or swallowing disorders. Learn more about secondary prevention of stroke in this course designed by Medvarsity and stroke.

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

Instructor

Dr. Sudhir kumar

MBBS, DNB – General Medicine, DM – Neurology
Neurologist


4/5

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.

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Instructor

Dr. Sudhir kumar

MBBS, DNB – General Medicine, DM – Neurology
Neurologist


4/5

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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Last Updated 04/2021

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