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Stroke Facts

1 Stroke Facts Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America and the No. 1 cause of adult disability. 1 According to the National Stroke Association, more than 750,000 Americans have a new or recurrent stroke every year, and incidence is on the rise. 2 It is estimated that 5.4 million ...


42 © 2010 NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION CHAPTER THREE Preventing Another Stroke After stroke, survivors tend to focus on rehabilitation and recovery.

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CHAPTER 18 STROKE LAWRENCE M. BRASS, M.D. INTRODUCTION Stroke is a form of cardiovascular disease affecting the blood supply to the brain. Also referred to as cerebrovascular disease or apoplexy, strokes actually represent a group of diseases that affect about one out of five people in the ...

Stroke - The Healthy Woman

l* Stroke If you are having a stroke, you need to be taken to the hospital right away. Thankfully, there are stroke treatments that can increase your chances of walking away from an attack with few or no disabilities.

Stroke: Challenges, Progress, and Promise

Contents Introduction _____ 1 1 Stroke Basics _____ 3 Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack ...

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation I n the United States more than 700,000 people suffer a stroke* each year and approximately two-thirds of these individuals survive and require rehabilitation.

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke. National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Level of Consciousness

Administer stroke scale items in the order listed. Record performance in each category after each subscale exam. Do not go back and change scores.

A Guide to Information & Resources in Delaware

Stroke: A Guide to Information and Resources in Delaware 1 CONTENTS Introduction 2 Delaware Stroke Initiative 3 Stroke Education 6 Contributed Articles Stroke is Brain Attack 10 The Basics of Brain Attack 12 A 10-Point Plan for Ischemic Stroke 13 Preventing Stroke 15 Quit Smoking to Reduce ...

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