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AHA launches new stroke initiative

The American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association has launched Together to End Stroke, a national initiative to bring stroke awareness…

Exercise is key part of stroke recovery

Exercise should be prescribed for stroke survivors because it can significantly reduce disability and the risk of recurrent stroke, according…

Improving the care of stroke patients

Is your facility doing enough to help stroke patients survive and regain functional independence? Find out how a national evidence-based initiative helps hospitals deliver better stroke care.

New guidelines for stroke prevention

Read “Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals” From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association”.

Pediatric stroke

Learn more about this rare but dangerous condition.

reducing readmissions in stroke patients

Reducing readmissions in stroke patients

Recognizing those at risk and exploring evidence-based strategies Takeaways: Stroke prevalence is projected to rise significantly by 2030 and increasing…
Secondary stroke

Secondary prevention of stroke

Every 40 seconds, a stroke occurs in the United States. This translates to approximately 795,000 strokes annually; of these, about…
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Stroke alert

Quick identification of stroke in a postpartum patient yields positive result. Anna Connor, a 30-year-old woman, is admitted to the…

Stroke in pregnancy on the rise

A study published by Stroke found that the number of strokes in pregnant women has risen, especially for those in…

Stroke: Act FAST

Quick action ensures timely therapy. Takeaways: The FAST acronym (Face, Arm, Speech, Time to call 911) are critical to recognizing…

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