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EMS Module 2: Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system

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EMS Module 2: Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system

Learning objectives

You will learn:

  • To understand the anatomy and physiology of the brain and circulatory system and why early intervention to maintain perfusion is essential
  • The causes and pathogenesis of a stroke cerebral infarction
  • The classification of stroke
  • The symptoms, diagnosis and differential diagnosis of ischaemic stroke

 How to:

  • differentiate between ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke
  • use the FAST test
  • identify clinical modifiable risk factors that can reduce risk of stroke

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The following video must be watched with Slide 13:


Video 1: What is a Stroke?

 
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