Neurology PGY1 PGY2 PGY3 PGY4

Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke (LVOS) is  an indication for activating stroke team. IR will be on board and this is level IA recommendation from 2015 AHA/ASA Guideline. The Field Assessment Stroke Triage for Emergency Destination (FAST-ED) extracted from NIHSS. LVOS were defined by total occlusions involving the intracranial ICA, MCA-M1, MCA-2, or basilar arteries. FAST-ED scoring system is based on NIHSS and has reliable accuracy to predict LVOS. FAST-ED will help to activate your stroke team from field and EMS will give you a score to determine this patient needs IR involvement as well as stroke team at bedside.

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