Carotid Artery Dissections: Time from Strangulation to Stroke

Carotid Artery Dissections are the #1 Cause of Strokes in Patients Under 45. This presentation from Police Surgeon, Bill Smock, MD, includes literature and references on carotid artery dissections, how to recognize the injury and treatment steps to avoid stroke, death, or disability after strangulation. Dr. Smock is the Chair of the National Medical Advisory Committee for the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention.