Neurology/Stroke: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Initial Management Presented by Ira Chang, MD
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES Following the presentation, each participant should be able to: 1. Describe the clinical features of SAH, including Hunt and Hess grading scale 2. Discuss the testing options for diagnosis of SAH. 3. Review the initial goals of management of SAH.

Release Date: 1/13/2017   |   End Date: 1/13/2020

“Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Initial Management”

Presented by Ira Chang, MD

Swedish Medical Center

  • Release date: January 13, 2017
  • Expiration date: January  13, 2020
  • Estimated time to complete activity:1 hour


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  • Ira Chang, MD has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.


The following members of the Denver CME Committee hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships in any amount during the past 12 months to products, devices, or any commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:

  • Stacy Weiss, MA
  • Lindy Garvin
  • Gary Winfield, MD
  • Judy Hariton
  • Laura Fennell-Nelson
  • Adam Pritchard

The following members of the Planning Committee hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships in any amount during the past 12 months to products, devices, or any commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:

  • Jill Domsch, MHA
  • Stacy Weiss, MA

The following HealthONE clinical content reviewers hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships in any amount during the past 12 months to products, devices, or any commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:

  • Gary Winfield, MD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

Following the presentation, each participant should be able to:

1.  Describe the clinical features of SAH, including Hunt and Hess grading scale

2.  Discuss the testing options for diagnosis of SAH.

3.  Review the initial goals of management of SAH.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE 

HealthONE CME has designated 3 Levels of Evidence for CME presentations:

  1. Evidence mainly from randomized or non-randomized, well designed controlled trials; well-designed cohort or case-controlled analytic studies.
  2. Evidence from multiple studies with or without the intervention being targeted, meta-analysis, opinions of respected authorities or expert panels, or information based on case reports.
  3. Uncontrolled experiments, descriptive studies, presenter’s clinical experience/opinion or research in progress.
  • The majority of this presentation will be based on Level 1, 2 and 3 Evidence. 

 


 

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DISCLAIMER 

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 
 

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