Rebecca Ichord, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Rebecca Ichord

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Cerebral venous thrombosis/ischemia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cerebral venous thrombosis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Signs and symptoms of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) are variable depending on patient age, thrombosis location, and associated infarction or hemorrhage. In newborns, symptoms resemble those of many other acute neonatal…

Hemorrhagic Stroke

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has hemorrhagic stroke? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hemorrhagic stroke refers to spontaneous (nontraumatic) intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) of several types, including intracerebral or parenchymal hemorrhage (ICH), intraventricular hemorrhage, and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The most common symptoms, usually occurring together with…

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