'Time Is Brain': Stroke Patients' Survival Chances Better At Stroke Centers

'Time Is Brain': Stroke Patients' Survival Chances Better At Stroke Centers According to UPI, a new study has found the odds of surviving a stroke are slightly better for patients treated at hospitals with a specialized stroke department, known as primary stroke centers. However, the study authors say that benefit was only seen if stroke…

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Your Health: Advances in Stroke care

Your Health: Advances in Stroke care In this Your Health segment, Dr. Marcella Wozniak, a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, discusses how recent advances in stroke treatment are increasing the chance of survival after a stroke, while reducing the chance of severe disability. Dr. Wozniak also explains how new treatment guidelines have…

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Stroke Therapy to regain memory skills

Stroke Therapy to regain memory skills Stroke can severely impact an individual’s memory skills. Here, an occupational therapist uses playing cards to evaluate a patient’s memory and help her regain her skills. Utilizing the different colors and numbers on the cards, and arranging them differently each time, is a useful therapeutic tool in rebuilding memory…

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or Mini-Stroke Treatment

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or Mini-Stroke Treatment Sharon N. Poisson, MD, a neurologist at the University of California San Francisco, discusses the treatments for transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mini-stroke. For more information about TIA and to learn more about our online TIA research study please visit the WebTIA Project at http://tia.ucsf.edu/.

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