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non-pharms

-smoking cessation
-weight reduction
-diet/exercise
-recommend rehab therapy within 24-48 hours if there are residual neurologic deficits

2

List 4 options for antiplatelet therapy

-ASA
-Clopidogrel
-Ticlopidine
-Dipyridamole/ASA

3

s/e of ticlopidine

-diarrhea, skin rash, neutropenia so frequent monitoring required and not reoutinely recommended

*clopidogrel is as effective and better tolerated

4

_____ is more effective than ASA

clopidogrel

5

Compare dipyridamole/ASA to ASA alone and clopidogrel alone

-better than ASA alone
-comparable to clopidogrel

6

List 2 vitamin K antagonists

-acenocoumarol
-warfarin

7

vitamin K antagonists are superior to clopidogrel plus ASA for prevention of vascular events in patients with _____ at high risk for stroke

A. fib

8

Which DOACs are approved for prevention of systemic embolism?

-dabigatran (direct thrombin inhibitor)
-apixaban, endoxaban, rivaroxaban (factor Xa inhibitors)

9

What is dabigatran's reversal agent?

idarucizumab

10

For a noncardiogenic stroke, give ______ agent

antiplatelet

11

For a cardiogenic stroke, give ______ agent

anticoagulant

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