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Airport CPR Kiosk, Ditching Backboards and a CT Scanner-Equipped Ambulance

Find out who gets thumbs up in the May issue of JEMS.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

FDNY Dispatcher Stays on Phone Eight Hours with Stroke Victim

Crews tried to track down the location of an elderly stroke victim.

Posted Monday, June 17, 2013

Southwest Florida Hospital Designated as Stroke Treatment Center

Florida region is known as the ‘stroke belt.’

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2012

Man Has Stroke at Work, Spends 5 Days Alone, Dies

Responders found him in his locked office.

Posted Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Patient Develops Acute Loss of Vision

Patient presents negative for stroke with no other obvious symptoms

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2012

Advances in Stroke Treatment Save Lives

Tenn. Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center makes advances in care for this condition.

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2012

Stroke Researcher Honored by the American Heart Association

The UCLA researcher has made pioneering advances in the pre-hospital ID and treatment of stroke.

Posted Friday, February 3, 2012

Sleep Apnea Linked to Silent Strokes, Small Lesions in Brain

91 percent of the patients who had a stroke had sleep apnea.

Posted Thursday, February 2, 2012

Severe, Rapid Memory Loss Linked to Future, Fatal Strokes

People who died after stroke had more severe memory loss.

Posted Thursday, February 2, 2012






 

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