What are secondary aspects of treatment for acute ischemic stroke (AIS)?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Other aspects of treatment for acute ischemic stroke include the following:

Optimization of physiologic parameters and prevention of neurologic complications

  • Supplemental oxygen as required (> 94% SaO2)

  • Glycemic control

  • Optimal blood pressure control (with consideration for reperfusion therapies)

  • Prevention of hyperthermia

See also Hemorrhagic Stroke.


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