Transient Ischemic Attack :
CERTIFIED  MEDICAL EXAM - Fresno Ca. DOT Medical Exam and Drug Testing
RSS Follow

Recent Posts

CMV driving and operation safety with medications
Truck Drivers Coffe vs. High Blood Presure
Medical Certification Process of Sleep Apnea
Drug Testing Clearinghouse
CDL Military personnel

Categories

CDL Medical Exam Question
DOT Exam -Ask The Doctor
DOT Medical exam
DOT Physical exam
drivers
Drug testing
Edwards' Trucking News
FMCSA
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
Safety Manger
Sleep Apnea truck driver
Truck driver Compliance
powered by

Certified CDL Medical Exam

Transient Ischemic Attack :

Transient Ischemic Attack :
 
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an episode of focal neurological dysfunction reflecting inadequate blood supply to one portion of the brain. The attack usually lasts more than a few seconds but less than 20 minutes. In exceptional cases, the symptoms can persist up to 24 hours. Resolution of symptoms is complete.
 
At the time of physical examination, the driver is usually normal; however, a TIA episode is an important warning for a potentially severe stroke or other vascular event. The risk of recurrent events is highest during the first few weeks and months following the TIA, declining by year 1 to less than 5% per year. The risk of recurrent strokes may be lowered by medical or surgical interventions.
 
The medical examiner determines certification on a case-by-case basis considering the interval history, general health, neurological examination, and compliance with the treatment program.

0 Comments to Transient Ischemic Attack ::

Comments RSS

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Website:
Comment:
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment