Time is Brain! Acute Stroke Evaluation and Treatment

 

In this four-part video, neurologist Michael T. Mullen, MD, speaks before an audience of Emergency Medical Services personnel to offer a general overview of stroke, its signs, symptoms and treatments, emphasizing throughout that time to treatment is the most critical element of care. Dr. Mullen also discusses the regional policies for EMS personnel treating persons with stroke and their reflection in the AHA recommendations for stroke therapy.

 

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