Aug 21, 2014 10:18 BST Stroke Association
Aug 21, 2014 10:16 BST Stroke Association The Stroke Association provides award winning specialised training to healthcare providers who care for stroke survivors
Aug 15, 2014 12:43 BST Stroke Association Getting urgent medical attention quickly is absolutely essential. Ambulance staff will assess patients using the FAST test. If this shows a person is suffering the symptoms of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack they will be taken for specialist hospital treatment.
Aug 15, 2014 12:31 BST Stroke Association A carotid doppler is an ultrasound scan that looks at the blood flow through the blood vessels in your neck. The test can help the doctor to see if the blood vessels in your neck are narrowing – these blood vessels are important as they transfer blood to the brain.
Aug 15, 2014 12:20 BST Stroke Association High quality imaging of the brain and blood vessels is a key part of a succesful stroke service.
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