Acute Stroke Algorithm
For some reason, many doctors in Gadjah Mada University refer to this as the "Gadjah Mada Stroke Algorithm" even though it is used extensively all over the world.
- Assess patient for three signs/symptoms:
- Loss of consciousness.
- Babinsky reflex.
- If all three are negative, or just Babinsky reflex is positive, then it is ischaemic stroke.
- Otherwise, it is hemorrhagic stroke.