The Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient

Dr. Elizabeth Carroll explains why every patient with focal neurologic symptoms should be considered for tissue plasminogen activator and why every person involved in their care plays an important role in the time it takes to give it.

Target Audience:

All medical staff practitioners who provide care for patients with focal neurologic symptoms.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize stroke types, stroke symptoms and eligibility criteria for treatment of stroke
  • Comprehend exposure to the cost of stroke: Direct Cost & Indirect Cost
  • Analyze outcomes and research elements of stroke care


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Elizabeth Carroll, DO

Elizabeth Carroll, DO

Elizabeth Callahan Carroll, DO, is a board certified neurologist. She completed her osteopathic medical degree at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was a Neurology resident at the University of South Florida, ...