The sooner a person arrives to the emergency room, the sooner treatment can begin and the better the chance for a successful recovery.
How to recognize a stroke? Just remember to B.E.F.A.S.T.:
You should always call 911 right away for signs or symptoms of stroke. They will call ahead to let us know a potential stroke patient is coming and our specialized stroke team will be waiting.
For more information about how Summa Health Center's Center for Stroke Care can help you control your stroke risk factors, contact us at 234.867.7957.
BE FAST and learn how to recognize stroke symptoms and why it’s important to call 911 as soon as possible.