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What tests should have done for a stroke victim?

can anyone tell me what the procedure is when a stroke victim is admitted to hospital and what tests are done? i want to know what tests should have been done on arrival at hospital
Asked On : Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Immediately you are clinically diagnosed with stroke ,urgent CT scan brain,blood sugar,BP,ECG should be done.If victim reach the hospital with in the window period of 4.5hrs and CT brain show ischemic stroke (less than 2/3 of teriitory) thrombolysis planned, prior to it bleeding time ,clotting time,platelet count should be ordered.
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They should have received an MRI of the brain, as well as a full neurologic exam and maybe even a bolus of TPA if it was soon enough after the initial onset (three hours).
Answered: Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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