When is a Stroke not a Stroke? A Quick Guide to Stroke Mimics
Presented by Dr. Chris Jefferies
Thursday 28th May 2020 at 8:15PM
Stroke can be a difficult diagnosis to make. Approximately 20% of suspected stroke patients may have a different medical condition masquerading as a stroke, a stroke ‘mimic’. In this session, we will look at some of the most common stroke-mimicking conditions and improve your confidence in assessing a “FAST positive” patient.
Hello, my name is Chris. I am a junior doctor currently working as a clinical teacher in a medical school. I supervise & teach medical students undertaking their clinical placements in neurology and renal medicine. I enjoy teaching and have a special interest in urgent & emergency care as well as first aid education.
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