Neurology Concepts: Young Women and Ischemic Stroke —Evaluation and Management in the Emergency Department

ConclusionUnique challenges exist in the evaluation and diagnosis of ischemic stroke in young women. There are still many opportunities for future research aimed at improving detection and treatment of this population.
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CONCLUSION: Unique challenges exist in the evaluation and diagnosis of ischemic stroke in young women. There are still many opportunities for future research aimed at improving detection and treatment of this population. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 28646558 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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ConclusionUnique challenges exist in the evaluation and diagnosis of ischemic stroke in young women. There are still many opportunities for future research aimed at improving detection and treatment of this population.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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