Posterior circulation ischaemic stroke
The purpose of this activity is to review the causes of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke, review the signs and symptoms of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke, review the investigations for posterior circulation ischaemic stroke, review the management of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke, and review the secondary prevention strategies in patients with posterior circulation ischaemic stroke.
1) Review the causes of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke;
2) Review the signs and symptoms of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke;
3) Review the investigations for posterior circulation ischaemic stroke;
4) Review the management of posterior circulation ischaemic stroke;
5) Review the secondary prevention strategies in patients with posterior circulation ischaemic stroke.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
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The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
19 May 2014
19 May 2014
19 May 2016
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