Acting F.A.S.T. - Health Channel


Acting F.A.S.T. |

F (face) A (arm) S (speech) T (time) is an acronym to help quickly recognize the symptoms of a stroke, perhaps at home, says Dr. Italo Linfante, Medical Director of Interventional Neuroradiology & Endovascular Neurosurgery with Baptist Health Neuroscience Center.

He also affirms every second counts when a person has a stroke, because 2 million of neurons die per minute. “The faster you go the ER, we can deliver effective treatment,” he says.

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