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STROKE-tPA EXCLUSION CRITERIA

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STROKE-tPA EXCLUSION CRITERIA

1. Time of onset > 4.5 hours.
2. ICH present.
3. Age < 18 years or > 80 years.
4. Hx of major surgery within 14 days.
5. Hx of significant GIT haemorrhage within 21 days.
6. Hx of stroke or TBI within 3 months.
7. Hx of AMI.
8. Hx of seizures.
9. BP > 185/100mmHg.
10. Patient on anticoagulants.
11. Thrombocytopenia.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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