Episode 31: Stroke & Dizziness

stroke and dizziness

 

The Danish mnemonic to help remember the elements of a cerebellar neurological examination:

danish mnemonic

There are lots of Youtube videos to demonstrate these signs, here are a few which I thought were particularly helpful:

Disdiadochokinesis

Ataxia

Nystagmus

Intention tremor

If you would like to read more, there is a blog post Martin and I wrote here on the subject of dizziness, including some videos demonstrating elements of the HINTS exam, and another one from the St Emlyns team.

This is the paper Martin mentions.

Want to know more about stroke thrombolysis? Have a listen to this episode from our friends over at The Resus Room.

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