Last Updated on Dec 19, 2019

Infographics on Stroke

Infographics on Stroke
At the start of a four-day conference on the prevention and treatment of strokes in Vienna, an expert has warned that mortality from strokes is rising in Asia due to rapid lifestyle changes in the continent.

"This condition has overtaken cancer and assumed epidemic proportions mainly because of its spread in Asia," said Michael Brainin, the head of the international conference.

The increase in strokes worldwide has been linked to high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and a sedentary lifestyle as well as the consumption of alcohol, tobacco and certain drugs.

Researchers, however, say that strokes can be prevented or their consequences limited once a stroke has occurred through prompt medical intervention.

In Austria, 40 percent of victims are treated in less than 90 minutes. The time is a world record.

There are 32 specialised units in the country of 8.3 million people. Deaths due to stroke there fell from 14,737 in 1970 to 5,611 in 2006, according to health ministry figures.



chucklechuck Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Emergency firs aid 1]If you suspect stroke, call emergency medical help 2 put the patient in a well ventilated area the he/she can breath 2) let the patient sit/lay down with his/her head above its heart 3) pour cold water or immediately to the patient's head so as to normalize the high temperature in his/her brain. 4) if the patient still can respond, let the patient drink a glass of cold water every minute or two. 5) let the patient to urinate [even in his/her place) to release the liquid from his/her body , this is very important because as the patient's adds water to his/her body, water must also be release by urinating, so as to neutralize the pressurize/sticky blood. 6). do this until the emegency crew arrive. note 1: this is in no way replaces a known common medical practice, i just post this knowledge because i want to share and help other people that seek a very quick responds when an emergency occur. If you have doubt, please seek a medical doctor or personnel and other expert people about this topic. i am not liable to any further damage or loss of life if you follow this advice. note 2: always remember that healthy lifestyle and prevention is better than cure note 3 guiding principle : 1) water = neutralizer, 2) cold water = normalizes high temperature and pressure

Najeeba Saturday, May 12, 2012

how can a nurse treatment a patien with stroke at 72 age

suzane_fadrik Friday, December 3, 2010

A stroke can cause impaired or the damaged vision, paralysis on one side of the body, memory loss, language problems and a quick, inquisitive behaviour. confusion, speaking or understanding problem, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, severe headache with no known cause, these all are the common signs of a stroke.

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