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Module 4 will give you an understanding of stroke related respiratory disorders, their assessment and management.

After completing this module, you will:

  • understand the key aspects of the pathophysiology of gas exchange
  • know how to perform a respiratory assessment
  • recognise various respiratory disorders, which frequently occur in a stroke unit
  • know how to identify these disorders and how to perform the appropriate treatment and management.

Once you have read Module 4: Neurocritical Care – Respiratory Disorders please complete the multiple choice test. Upon receiving an 80% pass mark you will be able to move on to Module 5: Neurocritical Care – Cardiac Disorders.