Dr. Shah presents Acute CVA by first explaining how to evaluate a stroke patient, define a stroke and TIA as well as stroke epidemiology. He then discusses the concept of penumbra along with vascular anatomy and pathogenesis. After talking through the risk factors and classifying ischemic stroke, Dr. Shah finishes with the signs and symptoms of a stroke.
Dr. LaFaver presents Movement Disorders by first explaining the spectrum of hyperkinetic movement disorders from myoclonus to dystonia and how their movements differ among them as well as what movements are classified between hypokinetic and hyperkinetic movements. She then explains the phenomenology of movements and how to describe them before going into detail about the differences between Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor.
In this case-based lecture, Dr. Brittany Chapman discusses differential diagnosis for seizure-like events, diagnostic workup, seizure classification and epilepsy treatments. She also delves into comorbidities and long term epilepsy prognosis.
In this lecture, Dr. Mitchell discusses the etiology, evaluation, and workup of syncope in different age groups. She goes on to further discuss a guidelines based approach to diagnosis and pursuit of treatment options (including discharge to home, when appropriate).
Dr. Charlene Mitchell gives a thorough talk on altered mental status including clinical features, risk factors, epidemiology, pathogenesis, management and prevention. A must for all house staff officers and hospitalists!
In this lecture, Dr. Kerri Remmel summarizesacute stroke care. She covers the basics of stroke vs. TIA, rapid assessment in the emergency department, scoring with NIH stroke scale, IV-tPA considerations, and endovascular treatments.