Recurrent ischemic stroke risk calculator

A new risk calculator helps predict a patient’s 90 day risk of recurrent ischemic stroke. The calculator (available on line) is based on a patients clinical and radiologic findings at the time of the stroke, and can help predict which patients needs close follow up and aggressive secondary prevention measures (abstract).

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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