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Stroke definition (4 parts)

Acute onset
Focal CNS involvement
Disturbance of CNS circulation
>24h involvement

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Transient Ischemic Attack definition

Stroke for <24h

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85% of strokes Ischemic/Hemorrhagic

Ischemic

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Most common cause of ischemic stroke

Atherosclerosis

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Biggest 3 risks of stroke

1. Prior stroke
2. HTN
3. Atrial fibrillation

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Local anesthetic for Atrial Fibrillation

Procainamide

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Risk of recurrence: Stroke v TIA

same (25% after 5 years)

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Stroke mortality at 5 years

50%

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Sudden severe headache

Hemorrhagic stroke, not ischemic

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Saccular Aneurysm rupture incidence

Peaks at 60, uncommon early