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In a stroke, “Time is brain”

As soon as a stroke strikes, neurons in the affected area, who are deprived of oxygen, begin to die; each second costs as many as…

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What does the “golden hour” mean in stroke care?

Imagine the following trail of events: You start to observe one or more F.A.S.T. stroke symptoms and signs in a person; you call an ambulance;…

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