Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Complications, Proper Workup, and Best Treatment Practices for Ischemic Stroke?

Edward C. Jauch, MD

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February 12, 2018

Acute ischemic stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of blood circulation to an area of the brain, typically in a vascular territory, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurologic function. Nearly 800,000 people suffer strokes each year in the United States; 82%-92% of these strokes are ischemic. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of adult death and disability, resulting in over $72 billion in annual cost. Do you know the complications, proper workup, and best treatment practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.

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