This is one of my previous posts, and per so many requests I am re-posting it. If all else fails, learn this.
I stumbled upon this blog and I was impressed. It’s called doc meg’s hideout. With each entry there is a powerpoint presentation that explains the topic. Check it out :)
Stroke vs. MS
Confusion, slurred speech, and muscle weakness can be symptoms of MS (Multiple Sclerosis), but they can also be signs of a stroke. Anyone who suddenly has trouble speaking or moving their limbs should be taken to the ER immediately. Treating a stroke within the first few hours provides the best odds of a successful recovery.
For those of you who struggle with telemetry, here is a video that breaks down how to read an EKG strip.