Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease

Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease News

  • IM 2018 Wearables Can Enhance Practice, But Questions Remain Physicians are embracing wearables, and are now reimbursed for time spent analyzing data, but the lack of research on the devices and legal issues are still issues.
  • Drug Test Spurs Frank Talk Between Hypertension Patients and Doctors Roughly half of patients don’t take their high blood pressure medicine as they should, even though heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. Now, a drug test can flag whether a patient is taking the prescribed medication and is meant to spark a more truthful conversation between patient and doctor.

Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease Perspective

  • tPA in Stroke: 'The Facts Are Clear' Thrombolytic treatment for stroke remains controversial among specialties. Here, a neurologist argues for its use.
  • The Case Against Thrombolytic Therapy in Stroke A New York Times article siding with neurologists in their debate with emergency medicine over the benefits of tPA in ischemic stroke prompted Dr Mandrola to take a closer look at the data.