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Tell me about ischaemic CVAs

These are strokes that are caused by a blockage in the blood flow to the brain. They may be treated with thrombolysis if not contra-indicated

ischaemic cvas basics (1)

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References

American Heart Association, 2017. Stroke Treatment [online]. Available at: http://www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/Stroke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp?. (Accessed 12/03/17)

BMJ Publishing Group Limited, 2017. Ischaemic Stroke [online]. Available at: http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/1078/treatment/step-by-step.html. Accessed 12/03/17

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), 2008. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management [online]. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG68/chapter/1-Guidance. Accessed 12/03/17

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), 2012. Alteplase for treating acute ischaemic stroke [online]. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta264/chapter/1-Guidance. (Accessed 12/03/17)

Stroke Association, 2015. What is a stroke? Ischaemic Stroke [online]. Available at: https://www.stroke.org.uk/what-stroke/what-stroke/ischaemic-stroke. Accessed 12/03/17

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