J Neurosci Nurs 2021 Mar 29. Epub 2021 Mar 29.
Questions or comments about this article may be directed to Loretta J. Sutherly, MS BSN RN-BC SCRN NVRN CCRC, at L.J.S. is Stroke Program Manager, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Jessica Wasserman, BSN RN SCRN, is Nurse Stroke Navigator, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Diogo C. Haussen, MD, is Associate Professor of Neurology, Emory University Hospital/Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Carotid artery web may cause ischemic stroke and affects a vulnerable population of mostly younger patients. Multiple treatment options and lack of diagnostic consensus can cause confusion and reduce the likelihood to follow the recommended follow-up care. METHODS: We reviewed relevant literature using the following keywords: carotid web, CW, risk factors, stroke, treatments, education, incidence, prevalence, diagnostics, and nursing care. Read More