Stroke Patients – Supportive Management

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    73 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) generally occurs due to regional reduction in blood flow and brain dysfunction, resulting in either transient or minor observable clinical symptoms. read more »»

Identification of ischemia is essential as 20% of patients with ischemic stroke present with a TIA in the hours to days preceding the stroke. The diagnosis of TIA remains mostly clinical and is based on taking an accurate history. Recognition and management of TIA offer the most significant opportunity to prevent disabling stroke. TIA’s assessment is all about making the correct diagnosis, and taking a good history is critical. Effective prevention strategies include targeting the key modifiable factors like hypertension, elevated lipids, diabetes band also modifying lifestyle habits. Learn more about Transient Ischemic Attack 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

  • Swallowing assessment and feeding
  • Prevention of deep vein thrombosis
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance, control of fever
  • Physiotherapy, mobilization, and a lot more”

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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