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Do you know the FAST signs and symptoms of Stroke?

As American Stroke Month marches on, it’s an important time for all of us to pause and consider whether we really know enough about stroke to respond and help ourselves and our loved ones.

hero_image_alt_text===Woman talking to EMS
thumbnail_alt_text===Woman talking to EMS

Stroke is a time critical emergency; the minutes from recognition of symptoms to prompt treatment matter. Do you know the FAST signs and symptoms? And what happens after someone calls 9-1-1? This video, created in Seattle in collaboration with Medtronic, Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center, American Medical Response, and Pulsara, illustrates how calling 911 activates the stroke system of care and helps to deliver medical treatment quickly.

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