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Module 6 will provide you with knowledge about the main metabolic disorders that may relate to stroke patients.
After completing this module, you will:

  • Understand the importance of pre-existing or newly onset metabolic disorders occurring in the stroke patient
  • Be able to explain the pathophysiology, diagnostic and clinical management of metabolic disorders
  • Understand the important role of hyperthermia and hyperglycaemia in stroke patients
  • Know how to interpret relevant laboratory values
  • Know how to perform clinical interventions to optimise neurological functions.

Once you have read Module 6: Neurocritical Care –Metabolic Disorders please complete the multiple choice test. Upon receiving an 80% pass mark you will be able to move on to Module 7: Neurocritical Care – Transfer of the Critically Ill Patient