- We see a range of presentations which may represent stroke in ED. There has been an emphasis on getting patients seen FAST (Face, Arms, Speech, Time – get to ED) . Some patients will be referred to TIA clinic whilst others will need admission.
- Deciding if the symptoms someone presents with could have been due to a stroke can be tricky as there are many mimics. We don’t want to miss the diagnosis though as it could be a precursor to a bigger event in the future which we might avoid with the right treatment.
- The following video on the management of stroke in our hospital
For further links to Stroke resources please visit the stroke e-learning page.