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ED Acute Pediatric Stroke (2 - 18 years)
Editors: Dan Imler, MD, Sarah Lee, Jorina Elbers
Inclusion Criteria  (All criteria are present)
  • Clinical signs of stroke: Weakness or sensory change on one side of the body, vision loss, speech difficulty, dizziness/imbalance/problem with coordination
  • Sudden/Acute onset < 6 hours prior
Exclusion Criteria
  • Unknown last seen normal, or symptom onset > 6 hours prior to presentation

Consult pediatric neurology, institute neuroprotective measures

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