Tag: emergency stroke care
Loved ones may delay emergency care for stroke patients
seek emergency care within the first hour of symptom onset
Clot removal effective even after six hours
It is good news; until 2018, we knew that neurosurgeons can salvage living neurons only if they remove the clot within six hours of the block. Now, we know it is not so. They can go ahead with the operation if a patient is ready for the surgery even after…
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…