Women films herself having a stroke!

Women films herself having a stroke!

Canadian women Stacey Yepes filmed herself having a stroke to prove to doctors that she wasn't 'just' suffering stress. The evidence shows that we all need to take the signs of stroke much more seriously.  

The identification of acute stroke: an analysis of emergency calls

Referral and triage of patients with transient ischemic attacks to an acute access clinic: risk stratification in an Australian setting

Dementia, stroke, and vascular risk factors; a review

Guidelines from around the world:

Guidelines Australia

ACC/AHA Joint Guidelines

Guidelines Canada

Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Clinical Guidelines UK

Women films herself having a stroke! Reviewed by Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins on Thursday, June 19, 2014 Rating: 5

1 comment:

  1. Stroke diagnosis is a complete failure. What is the ASA, NSA and WSO doing about that? It was the second attack in two days — the first time she was sent home after being treated for stress.
    Maybe when we get actual objective diagnosis when these come online:
    1. Star Trek-style 'tricorder' invention offered $10m prize
    2. Strokefinder quickly differentiates bleeding strokes from clot-induced strokes
    3. One of these 17 ways still need to be be proven for fast and objective diagnosis.


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