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Paul Schanfield, MD, stroke program medical director, explains his philosophy and United Hospital's approach to stroke diagnosis and treatment.
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Recognize stroke - FAST
Use the FAST test to recognize and respond to the signs of stroke.
Source: National Stroke Association
A program of:
The Stroke Center at United Hospital provides an integrated and comprehensive approach to stroke care from diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation while offering evidence-based, best-of-practice acute care and rehabilitation.
Center components include:
Peer visitor program
Patient outcomes and education
Primary Stroke Center
The Stroke Center at United Hospital is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center.