Neurology Part 1 – 2016


Below we have listed our selection of the 16 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months (as assessed December 2015) related to neurologic emergencies, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. More specifically in this module, we identified 5 AIRs and 11 Honorable Mentions. Some posts were on the same topic and were combined into a single quiz question. We recommend programs give 6 hours (just over 20 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Article Title Author Date Link Title
Reversal of Anticoagulation in a True Emergency Erica Simon, DO, MHA November 10, 2015 EMDocs: Anti-Coag Reversal Approved Instructional Resource
Controversies in the Diagnosis of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Brit Long, MD, and Alex Koyfman, MD November 20, 2015 EMDocs: SAH Diagnosis Approved Instructional Resource
Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Is this the new Standard? Wesley George, MD and Miriam Kulkarni, MD September 8, 2015 EMDocs: Endovascular CVA Tx Approved Instructional Resource
Minor Head Trauma in Anticoagulated Patients: Admit for Observation or Discharge? Salim Rezaie, MD 7/20/2015 RebelEM: Head Trauma and Anti-Coag Approved Instructional Resource
ALiEM-Annals of EM Journal Club: Clinical Decision Rule for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Teresa Chan, MD January 20th, 2014 ALiEM: CDRs for SAH Approved Instructional Resource
Endovascular therapy helps in ischemic stroke, again (ESCAPE) Parth Rali, MD and Igor Titoff, DO March 27, 2015 PulmCCM: Endovasc for CVA Honorable Mention
Christmas Comes Early for Endovascular Therapy in Stroke Ryan Radecki , MD February 12, 2015 EMLitofNote: Endovasc for CVA Honorable Mention
Stroke Thrombolysis Chris Nickson, MD January 11, 2015 LITFL: TPA for CVA Honorable Mention
Ischemic Stroke Treatment Archive Salim Rezaie, MD November 9, 2015 RebelEM:TPA for CVA Honorable Mention
Pediatric Stroke: EM-Focused Highlights Richard Slama, MD August 25, 2015 EMDocs: Peds CVA Honorable Mention
Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Chris Nickson, MD August 15, 2015 LITFL: CVT Honorable Mention
Episode 17 Part 1: Emergency Stroke Controversies Anton Helman, MD January, 2015 EMCases: CVA Honorable Mention
SGEM#137: A Foggy Day – Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke Rory Spiegel, MD November 21, 2015 SGEM: Endovasc for CVA Honorable Mention
Feeling “Dizzy” Jeffery Hill, MD, and Jon McKean, MD, and Bill Knight, MD November 17, 2015 TamingOTShew: Dizzy Honorable Mention
Stroke and TIA: Pearls and Pitfalls William C. Fergusson, MD, Daniel K. Crane, MD, Alexander X. Lo, MD PhD May 29, 2015 EMDocs: CVA and TIA Honorable Mention
Tissue, Not Time, for Stroke Ryan Radecki , MD September 18, 2015 EMLitOfNote: CVA Honorable Mention

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