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Stroke: clinical review

Stroke: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


April 10, 2014


February 1, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Roser Icart-Palau and Dr Patrick Gompertz outline the epidemiology, aetiology, diagnosis and management of stroke. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the use of the FAST and ABCD2 scores and the cardinal features of clinical presentations of stroke and transient ischaemic attack. This activity has been updated in January 2016

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Identify patients at high risk of stroke
  • Understand the link between stroke and AF
  • Recognise the role of early thrombolysis in stroke survival
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Roser Icart-Palau
    Dr Patrick Gompertz
    Consultant physicians
    Bart's Health NHS Trust

    Test author
    Dr Paula Hensler
    Haymarket Medical


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required