Learn more about stroke care, including fibrinolytic therapy, ischemic vs. hemorrhagic stroke, and neurological examination.

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The 8 Ds of Stroke Care

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of adult disability. Early recognition and treatment of a stroke can not only make the difference between life and death but can also decrease long-term disabilities. Learn more about the 8 Ds of stroke care, which highlight the major steps of diagnosis and treatment of stroke.

Stroke Examination Tools

There are multiple scales that are commonly used worldwide in the assessment of stroke victims. Learn about the 5 most common scales in this article.

Stroke Categories

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. Learn about the five main categories of stroke.