Emergency Treatment for a Stroke
At the hospital, health care providers will ask about your medical history and about the time your symptoms started. Brain scans will show what 1,217 more words
I’ve been using the AliveCor Mobile ECG App/Device to record my patients’ heart rhythm in my office for about 6 months now.
It has for the most part taken the place of the more elaborate, but cumbersome and time-consuming, 12-lead ECG in patients where heart rhythm is my only concern. 568 more words
The “ACC” – (not the College Basketball league) recently announced the “Anti-coagulation Initiative” to further educate healthcare providers, as well as patients, on the many newer medications for stroke prevention with Atrial Fibrillation or “Afib”. 74 more words
GOOD news for breakfast lovers: regularly eating a morning meal can prevent the likelihood of stroke.
Research from the Osaka University in Japan reveals that missing breakfast can cause an increase rate of glucose intolerance, hypertension and obesity. 117 more words
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Immediate treatment of stroke is crucial, but a new survey finds that three-quarters of young American adults would delay going to the hospital if they had stroke symptoms. 392 more words
For most of my medical career, stroke was the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease and cancer. Just a few years ago, chronic lower respiratory tract disease surpassed stroke. 87 more words