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State stroke legislation increases U.S. primary stroke centers

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Individual state stroke legislation plays a compelling role in certifying primary stroke centers and improving availability and accessibility of care to acute stroke patients, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

A hospital that has been certified as a primary stroke center has […]

June 18th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |2 Comments

Stroke education aids in symptom recognition, faster responses

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Intense education can help stroke survivors quickly recognize symptoms of a subsequent stroke and seek prompt treatment, according to a study in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association.

Few stroke patients arrive at an emergency department within three hours of symptom onset. The Food […]

June 11th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Stroke education aids in symptom recognition, faster responses