The American Stroke Association 2015 International Stroke Conference was held in Nashville, TN. Below are highlights from a few of the presentations.
Stroke Information. 2015 Conference Focused on the Basics.
The 2015 International Stroke conference was hosted by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA). The conference provided stroke information on many topics. This is the largest such conference in the world. It lasts for 2 ½ days.
The stroke conference featured more than 1500 presentations. The emphasis of the 2015 stoke conference was on “basic, clinical and translational sciences as they evolve toward a more complete understanding of stroke pathophysiology with the overall goal of developing more effective prevention and treatment.”
Stroke News: Better Awareness of Stroke Symptoms
Great strides are being made every day There is better awareness of stroke symptoms. There are groundbreaking treatment options. There is improvement in the care of stroke victims. The achievements seen in all areas of stroke care have contributed to an overall decline in the mortality rate from stroke in the U.S. from 2000 – 2013.
Stroke Information: Factors and Delays in Care; Gender, Weekend Care, Poor People
Highlights from the 2015 International Stroke Conference.
Top reasons for patients being deprived of the brain saving clot busting drug tPA.
Gender. Women suffer more delays in getting care then men.
Weekend Stroke? You are more likely to suffer delays at the hospital on weekends.
Poor People suffer more strokes than rich people.
The Stroke Belt. If you live in the southeastern portion of the U.S., you are more likely to be hospitalized and die from stroke than adults in any other portion of the country
NY stroke malpractice attorneys Cory Rosenbaum and Robert Fader are always drawn to stroke news. The information helps the medical malpractice lawyers provide better representation to their stroke malpractice clients. Cory Rosenbaum says that “if the lawyers know the information, doctors and hospitals should know the information.”
For more information from the 2015 AHA/ASA International Stroke Conference visit the AHA website.
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