Thursday, November 24, 2016

ACLS Review Questions: Acute Stroke

01. The answer is: b. Pharyngeal reflex.
02. d. None of the above.  There is not a lab marker for Pradaxa (Dagbitran)
03. c, Serum glucose or bedside blood sugar testing must be done to rule out neruological symptoms related to hypoglycemia.  According to the manufacturer, Alteplase may be given prior to the results of the PT/INR but the infusion should be stopped if the results exceed the recommended parameters.
04. The answer is: c. 300 mg
05. The answer is: a. Non-contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT)

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