Neurology: Volume 93, Number 11, September 10, 2019 Exam #1 - Dual energy CT after stroke thrombectomy alters assessment of hemorrhagic complications
About this course
- Released: 9/10/2019
- Expires: 9/10/2022
[[Learning Objectives]]LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of the article by Almqvist et al, the participant should be able to:
- Describe how the use of combined dual energy CT (cDECT), relative to plain noncontrast CT (pCT), changed the proportion of patients diagnosed with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) following endovascular therapy (EVT) in this study
- State the overall accuracy of pCT, relative to cDECT, in making the dichomotous distinction between the presence or absence of ICH following EVT in this study
- Describe how interreader agreement regarding the presence or absence of ICH following EVT differed between pCT and cDECT in this study
The article by Almqvist et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.[[Disclosure]]
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The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.