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WEBINAR: The management of stroke patients and reducing AF-related stroke during the coronavirus pandemic

WEBINAR: The management of stroke patients and reducing AF-related stroke during the coronavirus pandemic

Publication date: Friday, 01 May 2020
Contributor(s): Helen Williams

In the second webinar in this new and exciting 'Need-to-Know' online series, brought to you by Issues & Answers, Dr Chris Arden addresses:

  • What are the risks for a stroke patient during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • What are the devastating consequences of an AF stroke?
  • What about the emotive side of having had a stroke?
  • What has been the guidance produced in response to this issue?
  • What advice should be given about continuing medication? Keeping appointments?
  • How important is it to be appropriately anticoagulated?
  • Should a patient be considered for switching to a DOAC and why?
  • What special guidance should be provided to patients on warfarin?
  • What additional advice, reassurance, guidance can you give to patients in addition to the NHS guidelines to help them protect themselves from infection?
  • Why is it important to seek emergency medical advice if a patient is experiencing symptoms of a stroke?

Download the factsheet to this webinar below or watch the on-demand video here: https://www.issuesandanswers.org/webinar-on-demand/

Sponsorship information:
Webinar supported by Bayer PLC through an unrestricted educational grant
Topics covered:
Category: Webinars
Edition: Volume 5 Number 1 May 2020
Print edition page(s): 1
Contributor(s): Helen Williams

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