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Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger

Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds in the United States. Every four minutes, someone dies of a stroke. Know the warning signs.
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OH Stroke Victims May Go to Expert Care Centers, Not Nearest Hospital

Senate Bill 21 would provide new state guidelines for paramedics to assess, triage and transport stroke patients.
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Officers Credited with Saving Woman’s Life after Having Brain Aneurysm at Newark Airport

Two officers with the Port Authority Police Department are being credited with saving the life of a woman who suffered a brain aneurysm.

The Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Prehospital Cardiac Arrest

With cardiac arrest being one of the most common critical conditions treated by EMS providers, the apparent improvement in patient centered outcomes yielded by POCUS would certainly justify more widespread use of ultrasound in the prehospital setting, writes Mathew Kent.

Enhancing Stroke Management

By understanding how a stroke patient is managed inside the hospital, a prehospital provider can help facilitate a patient's global management.

Dangerous Blood Clots Pose Coronavirus Threat

Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, including some children.

Weakness Unchecked: A Case of Severe Muscle Weakness

Severe muscle weakness/paralysis is a very complicated chief complaint for any provider. These patients are not the most common ones that you will see, yet they can be some of the most medically complex cases of one's career.

Stroke Article Compendium

This exclusive JEMS stroke article compendium presents a concise summary of information presented throughout six articles designed for education and reference about devastating and unusual strokes.