The ‘Dissection Connection’: Is this patient having a stroke? / 2 credits
Finally, a contemporary discussion about this controversial topic based on evidence and practice realities! Chiropractors should employ a high level of clinical suspicion in certain neck pain and headache patients who may be experiencing a prodrome or overt clinical manifestation of a cervical artery stroke. Protect your patients and insulate yourself and your practice from legal issues by reviewing and implementing best practices throughout the clinical encounter!
- Explore the relevant areas of scientific study pertaining to the relationship between neck manipulation and cervical artery stroke
- Summarize key clinical signs and symptoms that may indicate a cervical artery stroke in progress
- Describe the HINTS examination for acute vestibular syndrome patients
- Integrate best practices into your clinical approach for ruling out emergent stroke in neck pain and headache patients
NOTE: The content of this E-Seminar was included in “Chiropractic Checkup from the Neck Up” – 8 Credits / do not purchase both courses.