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Intro to Stroke Center Designation Criteria

Stroke symptoms – facial droop, one-sided weakness, inability to speak – are fairly easy to recognize with prehospital stroke assessment tools. More and more EMS providers are going to be asked by patient’s family members or caregivers or directed by protocols to transport stroke patients to a designated stroke center. What does it mean for […]

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. As a paramedic, stroke is the illness that worries me the most when I think about the health of my aging parents and in-laws. EMS providers can play an active role in stroke awareness and prevention by following these Everyday EMS Tips. 1) Teach all patients and community members […]