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Stroke

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on stroke and related issues, including acute ischemic stroke, statins, and transient ischemic attacks. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Screening and Diagnosis

05/15/2015 Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis [Putting Prevention into Practice]
05/15/2015 Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
04/15/2015 Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Algorithm
09/15/2012 Transient Ischemic Attack: Part I. Diagnosis and Evaluation Differential Diagnosis
06/15/2012 Transient Ischemic Attack: The Rules Have Changed [AFP Journal Club]
02/15/2011 AAN Releases Guideline on Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosing Acute Ischemic Stroke [Practice Guidelines]

Prevention

03/01/2015 AHA/ASA Release Guideline on Stroke Prevention in Women [Practice Guidelines]
01/15/2015 AHA and ASA Release Guideline for Prevention of Future Stroke in Patients with Stroke or TIA [Practice Guidelines]
11/15/2009 Is Telmisartan Effective for Stroke Prevention? [AFP Journal Club]
08/01/2007 Prevention of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Patient Education
09/15/2006 Predicting Short-term Risk of Stroke After TIA [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
06/01/2006 Warfarin for Prevention of Ischemic Stroke Recurrence? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Treatment

12/01/2012 Insulin for Glycemic Control in Acute Ischemic Stroke [Cochrane for Clinicians]
09/15/2012 Transient Ischemic Attack: Part II. Risk Factor Modification and Treatment
12/15/2011 Subacute Management of Ischemic Stroke
02/01/2009 Aspirin in Patients with Actue Ischemic Stroke [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
06/15/2008 Predicting Prognoses in Patients with Acute Stroke [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
04/01/2008 Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke with t-PA [AFP Journal Club]
06/01/2003 Does Long-Term Anticoagulation Improve Function After Stroke? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
(06/01/2004) Statin Use After Stroke and TIA

Complications and Special Situations

01/15/2014 Is Intensive Blood Pressure Control Beneficial in Patients with Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage? [AFP Journal Club]
03/15/2010 Predicting the Risk of Bleeding in Patients Taking Warfarin [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Editorials and Letters

04/15/2015 Pitfalls of Direct-to-Consumer Vascular Screening Tests [Editorials]

Patient Education, Self-Care

04/15/2015 Stroke: How to Recognize It and What to Do About It Patient Education
09/15/2012 Transient Ischemic Attack Patient Education
07/01/2009 Symptoms and Signs of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Patient Education
08/01/2007 Preventing Another Stroke: What You Should Know Patient Education
04/01/2004 Strokes and TIAs. Patient Education
12/15/2003 How to Prevent a Stroke Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Information Resource

Stroke

Other AFP Content

07/01/2013 Endovascular Therapies Do Not Improve Outcomes in Acute Stroke [POEMs]
08/15/2005 PEG Tubes Worsen Quality of Life in Patients Who Have Had a Stroke [POEMs]
04/15/2005 Does Lipid Lowering Decrease Stroke Risk? [POEMs]

Tips from Other Journals

09/01/2009 How Long After Acute Ischemic Stroke Is Alteplase Effective?
04/01/2008 Aspirin vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Older Patients
08/15/2007 MRI Is More Appropriate for Initial Evaluation of Stroke
04/01/2007 Constraining Healthy Limb Helps Function After Stroke
06/01/2005 Early Supported Discharge Effective for Patients with Stroke [POEMs]
09/15/2004 Home-Based Rehabilitation Improves Function After Stroke
04/01/2004 Risk Classification for Stroke, Death, and Atrial Fibrillation
06/01/2003 Who Benefits from Surgery for Carotid Artery Stenosis?

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