Prehospital stroke diagnostics based on neurological examination and transcranial ultrasound

Ultrasound is awesome – it’s non-invasive, cheap, portable, and quick. Now, it can even be used to diagnose ischemic strokes! This study shows that emergency transcranial ultrasound combined with a neurological exam can help diagnose stroke in a whole new way!

Full article: http://goo.gl/cVzNwR

About Ron Sahyouni

Medical Student at UC Irvine School of Medicine.

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