A streamlined, customizable discharge checklist with teach-back questions aims to ensure that patients leave with a clear understanding of next steps and what to watch out for.
Carotid Endarterectomy and the High-Risk Patient
Carotid artery stenosis patients with high-risk factors for surgery can undergo endarterectomy and still have stroke rates comparable to those with transcarotid artery stenting, a large analysis finds.
Ischemic Stroke Risk Factors Are on the Rise in Native Americans
A population already at high risk of stroke has seen significant increases in the prevalence of almost all risk factors since 2000, a registry study shows. The findings are a clarion call for clinicians.