By Ken Uchino
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Type and cross. Check ﬁbrinogen level immediately and every 6 hours. Give 10–20 units of cryoprecipitate before level returns (1 unit raises ﬁbrinogen by 5–10 mg/dL; assume there is no ﬁbrinogen and adjust dose when level is back). Repeat cryoprecipitate if needed. May use fresh frozen plasma (FFP) in case of no cryoprecipitate (1 unit of cryoprecipitate is made from 1 bag of FFP). May give platelet concentrate if low. Activated factor 7 is untested in this situation, and should not be used.
Contraindications Suspected septic embolism or known infective endocarditis. Embolic cerebral infarcts from endocarditis may have a high rate of spontaneous hemorrhagic conversion. Thrombolysis in this setting is expected to have a higher hemorrhage rate. 5 H OU R TI M E WINDOW The following were exclusions in the ECASS III trial,19 and are based on the EMA approval of alteplase: Patients older than 80 years – We do not know the beneﬁt in this time window in this age group, and judgment by treating physician is to be utilized.
N Prevention of neurological deterioration or medical complications Neurological deterioration and medical complications will be covered in more detail in Chapter 5 and Appendix 9. THE FOLLOWING MEASURES SHOULD BE IN S T I T UT E D IN A L L ST R O KE P A T I E N T S Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis (pharmacologic, devices, patient mobilization). Aspiration precautions (swallowing assessment and nursing supervision before allowing the patient to eat). Gastrointestinal ulcer prophylaxis.