Topic: "Pediatric Ischemic Stroke"
Speakers: Gabriela Purcarin, MD
Speaker Disclosures: n/a
Professional Practice Gap: The diagnosis of ischemic stroke in pediatric population is often delayed because of decreased awareness and there aren’t clearly standardized guidelines for diagnostic workup and management of acute strokes in children.
- Review the clinical presentation, diagnostic testing and prognosis in perinatal stroke and childhood stroke.
- Identify risk factors and common etiologies of childhood arterial ischemic stroke.
- Discuss the recommendations for acute management and secondary prevention in childhood stroke.
CE Credits: 1