A stroke strikes suddenly; how we act within the first six hours will determine the consequences we face in the rest of everyone’s lives. Of the first six hours, the first hour the most critical and hence considered the golden hour.
First of all, we should know the stroke’s warning signs and symptoms to suspect and then act upon it. This page contains useful posts related to this critical time period.
- How to suspect a stroke: This post discusses the acronym F.A.S.T. that summarises the most important signs and symptoms of a stroke.
- Why the first hour is the “golden hour” in stroke care: This post discusses the importance of the first hour in the event of a stroke.
- Loved ones may delay emergency care for stroke patients: This is an interesting post of a paradoxical situation.
- Do you know about the clot-busting drug?: This post introduces a medication that stroke specialized hospital units administer for suitable patients.