Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Questionable Practice of Reversal of Anticoagulation to Facilitate rt-PA Administration for Stroke

In the process of caring for patients suffering from acute ischemic stroke (AIS), a cognitive bias shifts the focus of our typical approach to drug therapy selection. Rather than approach a problem and determine whether a drug is going to help, in the case of alteplase for AIS, we often look for reasons not to… Read More