In this podcast we discuss subarachnoid hemorrhage and the data surrounding its presentation and diagnosis.



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Show Notes


Review Questions:

      1. Describe the characteristics of a headache that would make you worry about subarachnoid hemorrhage.
      2. What are the 6 components of the Ottawa Subarachnoid Hemhorrhage rule?
      3. What is the initial test often used to evaluate for an acute subarachnoid hemorrhage? What is the time point at which the diagnostic accuracy of that test changes? Can you recall the sensitivities and specificities at these two time points?
      4. Your imaging test is negative and the patient presents after 6 hours, what is the next test and what are the diagnostic cut points associated with this test?


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