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Exam & Evaluation (Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)
 
Questions: Please respond to following statements.

1 Check all statements that are true regarding the demographics of aSAH
  aSAH accounts for 95% of all subarachnoid hemorrhage cases.
  About 35% of patients die after the first aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  aSAH is more prevalent in persons over 50 years
  aSAH is more prevalent in women
  The U.S. incidence of aSAH is at least 14.5/100,000
2 Which best describes the size of a "large" aneurysm
  3-5 mm.
  5-11 mm.
  11-25 mm
  25-50 mm
3 Indicate which of the following are warning signs of an aSAH.
  Headache
  Nausea and vomiting
  Stiff neck
  Photophobia
  All of the above
4 Which of the following is the most common diagnostic test for confirmation of aSAH?
  Results of a head computerized tomography (CT) with contrast
  Results of a non-contrast head computerized tomography (CT)
  Lumbar puncture (LP)
  Transcranial doppler (TD)
5 The most important strategy to decrease risk of rebleeding is early aneurysm repair, followed by optimal control of blood pressure.
True     False
6 The risk of vasospasm increases significantly beginning 72 hours after rupture.
True     False
7 Which treatment has a lower risk of rebleeding?
  Surgical clipping
  Endovascular coiling
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