STROKE is a serious, life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.
Minutes can make a difference between life and death, the difference between brain cells that are saved and brain cells that are damaged forever, between recovery and lifelong disability.
The more time passes before a stroke patient receives treatment, the worst the outcome. So if the stroke is treated immediately, brain damage will be minimized.
- 24 hour dedicated stroke team with neurologist, neurosurgeon, radiologist, emergency department and other healthcare professionals who are able to diagnose and treat a stroke during the critical 3-4.5 hour window and deliver the clot busting agent tissue plasminogen activator (TPA) to save brain cells
- Documented stroke protocols for diagnosing stroke and mapping the best course of therapy