Stroke Prevention and Treatment
Speaker: Annette Clements, Quality Nurse Manger, UPMC Stroke Institute
Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States. Patient outcomes improve with early action in treatment and restoring blood flow. Therefore, it is crucial that treatment start as soon as possible. For every hour’s delay in medical treatment, the brain loses 120 million cells. Learn from the experts at the UPMC Stroke Institute how to prevent stroke and advanced therapies to treat stroke with the goal of restoring cognitive and physical function.