How to Know if Someone is Having a Stroke

How to Know if Someone is Having a Stroke

Do you know the signs of a stroke? If you see a stroke and can get to a hospital fast enough, you can make a big difference. Getting treatment fast can mean the difference between returning to normal life, or losing the ability to walk or speak. That’s why we tell people to BE FAST if they see the signs of a stroke in a loved one or friend. In this video, Nurse Stroke Coordinator Jean Novales, RN, shares the signs to look for.

Desert Care Network’s three hospitals are ready to quickly treat a stroke. That network is anchored by the region’s only Comprehensive Stroke Center at Desert Regional Medical Center and includes JFK Memorial Hospital’s Primary Stroke Center and stroke-ready Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree.

To learn more, visit DesertCareNetwork.com/stroke

1 Comment

  1. Dan & Laura Dotson on December 10, 2021 at 11:45 am

    Desert Regional Medical Center saved my life. It’s meant another 7 years and I’m thankful for every day.

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