Stroke: Risk Factors, Symptoms and the Importance of Time

Stroke: Risk Factors, Symptoms and the Importance of Time

David A. Miller, M.D., a diagnostic radiologist and director of The Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, provides an overview of stroke: risk factors, signs and symptoms including face-arm-speech-time (FAST) indicators, the importance of time to restoring blood flow, mortality risk, and preventive measures.


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