chase the golden hour
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What is the “golden hour” of a stroke?

Imagine the following trail of events: You start to observe or more F.A.S.T. stroke symptoms and signs in a person; you call an ambulance; emergency responders arrive at the scene; they determine of a stroke; they rush the person to a stroke unit; the person is treated with a blot…

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recovery attempts of the brain
Posted in journeys to the brain stroke basics

Understand different stroke types

In a “stroke”, neurons die as a result of sudden stop of receiving oxygen and nutrients due to a block in a supply route (artery) or a blast (rupture) in a supply route. Experts classify these into different types of strokes; The block to a supply route occurs due to…

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The right side of the human face in yellow colour and red color blood supply routes to the bain.
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Brain blood supply and stroke

brain’s blood flow

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cropped brain surface
Posted in stroke basics stroke movement recovery

Homunculus: The brain surface map

This is interesting; we can find a homunculus as a map in our brain. What is the homunculus in the brain? They are “two little humanoids”. This is the story behind this amazing discovery. In 1937, two brilliant scientists, Dr Wilder Penfield and Edwin Boldrey embarked on a journey to…

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Posted in stroke basics stroke care givers stroke recovery stroke rehabilitation

A walk over the brain surface for stroke care givers

Knowledge about the brain surface will inspire stroke caregivers to make better decisions.

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grey colored half-oval structure depicting the brain
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How meninges protect the brain

brain covers carry out important job lying in-between the bony skull and the pliable brain

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