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Recognize stroke - FAST
Use the FAST test to recognize and respond to the signs of stroke.
Source: National Stroke Association
Treating the stroke: Jay Monogue's story
An alert had been sent to the stroke team at United in advance of their arrival, so staff was ready. After an assessment by an Emergency Department physician in consultation with a stroke neurologist, Jay went to the imaging suite and underwent a CT scan.
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.