Like a thief in the night, brain attack
and heart attack come without a warning.
Summary: The specialised Acute Stroke Unit set up at the RAK Hospital will be a boon to patients since only three per cent of patients with brain attacks
manage to reach the hospital on time for effective treatment.
This goes to prove that brain attacks
can be treated effectively provided the patient reaches the specialised unit in time," he said.
The Brain Attack
Coalition, a group of professional, voluntary, and government entities dedicated to reducing the occurrence, disability, and death associated with stroke, has issued guidelines for the certification of primary stroke centers (Warren & Emr, 2000).
A PFO is a common heart defect that may be a potential risk factor for stroke, migraine, TIA or other brain attacks
in some patients.
In 2000 the Brain Attack
Coalition (BAC) produced a groundbreaking paper that outlined the evidence in support of the essential elements of PCCs (Alberts et al.
Luke's Hospital where he slipped into a coma after a ''severe brain attack
A "brain attack
" calls for immediate action, according to the Brain Attack
Coalition, a group of neurologists who lobby for quicker response to strokes.
Also called a brain attack
, a stroke describes the symptoms of a patient with an injury to the brain from a lack of blood flow or from bleeding.
A stroke, also known as a brain attack
, occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted.
3 Percent of men aged 65 to 69 have had a brain attack
compared with 9.
A common right-to-left shunt can allow venous blood, unfiltered and unmanaged by the lungs, to enter the arterial circulation of the brain, possibly triggering a cerebral event or brain attack
Researchers wanted to see if the popular heartburn drugs also raised the odds of having an ischemic stroke, the type of brain attack
caused by blockage of an artery carrying blood to brain tissue.
Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack
HYDERABAD -- High blood pressure- with prevalence in over 70 percent patients- is the most important risk factor of stroke and risk of the brain attack
incidence could be reduced by 40 percent by maintaining blood pressure alone.