A stroke can be a devastating event. Each year nearly 800,000 people in the U.S. suffer strokes.
May is National Stroke Awareness Month and it’s a great time to learn more about the causes and treatment of stroke. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke can help you respond quickly if you or someone you are with has a stroke.
The F.A.S.T. test can help you respond quickly. Getting immediate and appropriate treatment is essential to making a full recovery.
The Jefferson Acute Stroke Center is one of the most advanced and acclaimed centers in the U.S. for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and research of stroke. It’s also the largest facility dedicated to the care of acute stroke in the Delaware Valley, and is recognized for excellence in stroke care.
Check out our Ask the Jefferson Experts About Stroke online forum where physicians specializing in stroke responded to more than 35 questions on prevention as well as the causes, diagnosis and treatment of stroke.