The following slides discuss strokes: the role of job stress and the stress doctors feel when treating cryptogenic strokes.
This month’s roundup looks at how to handle cryptogenic strokes and the role job stress plays in stroke risk.
A high-stress job may raise the risk for ischemic stroke, particularly in women, according to a meta-analysis of relevant research. Â© pressmaster/Shutterstock.com
Closing the patent foramen ovale (PFO) in patients who have had a cryptogenic ischemic stroke may reduce their risk of having another stroke, according to newly released 10-year data . Â© fivepointsix/Shutterstock.com
Only about half of health professionals in the United States feel adequately prepared to deal with patients with cryptogenic stroke, according to a survey by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association. Â© Minerva studio/Shutterstock.com