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Centralising stroke care in specialist units has saved lives

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Whilst I recognise anecdotal evidence is just that, I have a friend who suffered a stroke whilst on holiday in London & was treated in one of these specialised units where early scanning and thrombolysis were available. A few days post-CVA the 'good news' was that they'd woken up, although unable to speak. 2 months later they were up and about/independent, with some, still potentially retrievable with SALT, writing/comprehension difficulties. I'm know the patient, and his family, are eternally grateful they were able to receive prompt and specialist treatment.

Posted date

10 August, 2014

Posted time

4:35 am

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