Quarantine Journal #1 - Stroke
May 20, 2021•60 words
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Unfortunate event. Family/relative experienced a stroke.
Took 1.5 hours from symptom start to hospital admission.
Blood thinner drug (likely tPA, alteplase) administered as treatment, with poor response.
Please be familiar with "FAST".
This allows patients at risk to be rushed to the hospital as quickly as possible, for time is the deciding factor for stroke prognosis.