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Delayed MRI Allegedly Leads To Patient’s Rapid Neurological Decline STROKE Expert Case

This case involves an 80-year-old male with a history of hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. He had been off of the blood thinner Warfarin for several months when he presented to the emergency room with altered mental status. On initial  …

Stroke Patient Pronounced Brain Dead Following Naloxone Treatment STROKE Expert Case

This case involves a 56-year-old female with a history of hypertension who presented with complaints of extremity and tongue numbness as well as slurred speech. Upon evaluation, it was noted that the patient had signs of left facial droop. A CT scan wa …

Suspected Stroke Patient Receives Delayed Artery Dissection Treatment STROKE Expert Case

…  her extremities. The emergency room physician called a stroke code and a head CT was performed which came back negative. A neurologist …  and she ordered an MRI which also came back negative. The stroke code was then called off due to the negative imaging studies. The …

Chiropractic Medicine Expert Opines on Patient Stroke After Neck Manipulation STROKE Expert Case

This case involves a man in his 30’s who went to see a new chiropractor for neck manipulation for headaches and neck pain. Immediately after the manipulation, the patient complained of blurry vision, vertigo, loss of balance, and dizziness. Initially, the  …