A deep dive into the data behind the diagnosis and management of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
2013 Ischemic Stroke Guidelines from AHA/ASA and ACEP

Increased ICP and Herniation

Critical Care Neurology http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 25mins
Discussion of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) and herniation.
The New AHA/ASA SAH Guidelines via emcrit

Diagnosis of Posterior Stroke

Acute Stroke http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 15mins
HiNTS exam for diagnosis of posterior stroke.
Severe CNS Infections are time dependent diagnoses! You must have a high index of suspicion, a good plan for your work-up, and rapid provision of treatment.
So you have a patient with intracranial bleeding or you have a high pre-ct suspicion of intracranial bleeding and they are taking coumadin, aspirin, or clopidogrel. Should you reverse them? If so, how?

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 20mins
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
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