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STROKE FAST- CALL 132-WELLKIN HOSPITAL

Brain stroke – call 132

Wellkin Hospital offers a specialized unit for Stroke Patients including brain stroke. Wellkin Hospital has a 24/7 intensive care unit and is rapidly managing stroke patients. Scanning and diagnosis are carried out in a short period of time, and in case of ischemic stroke, the patient will benefit from thrombolysis rapidly, approximately 45 minutes after the attack, which reduces the risk of permanent damage.

The F.A.S.T. pathway is in place to efficiently manage stroke patients which helps prevent serious disability and even death. Wellkin Hospital provides timely intervention to stroke patients, with a team of neurologist, internal medicine specialists and neurosurgeons, three ambulances with the latest facilities, a 24/7 CT Scan facility, and a capable and highly experienced medical team at the emergency unit and in ICU.

Identify a stroke, act F.A.S.T!
Face – Ask for a smile, does one side droop?
Arms – Is one arm weak or numb?
Speech – Can the person repeat a simple sentence? Is speech slurred?
Time – Time is critical. CALL 132 or rush to Wellkin Hospital Emergency soon.

In case of these symptoms, call 132. The sooner you act, the better the chance of recovery.

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