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FDA Approval of PFO Occlusion Device to Prevent Recurrent Stroke

The Amplatzer device received approval, but cautious use is advised.

Guideline Watch

New Guidelines for Evaluation and Treatment of Unruptured Aneurysms

An update from 2000 includes evidence on coiling versus clipping.

Updated Guidelines for Treating Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

These AHA/ASA guidelines emphasize the importance of early, aggressive treatment in saving lives when ICH occurs.

In Practice

Is There an NP Onboard? Free

Meeting the challenge of a medical emergency at 30,000 feet confirms for Elizabeth Donahue, RN, MSN, NP-C, the value of her contribution.