Management of acute ischemic stroke.

  title={Management of acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={Enrique C. Leira and Harold P. Adams},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={15 4},
Management of an acute ischemic stroke is multifaceted. Treatment in a specialized stroke unit reduces mortality and morbidity. Components of care include interventions to control or prevent medical or neurologic complications, rehabilitation, and initiations of therapies to forestall recurrent stroke. The key to modern treatment is the emergent… CONTINUE READING