At the first sign of stroke, you need experts who can promptly diagnose and treat. The experienced physicians at Mercy Medical Center provide coordinated response and specialized stroke services 24 hours a day.
Watch for these sudden signs and symptoms if you think you or someone else may be having a stroke:
When a patient arrives and shows signs of a possible stroke, a Stroke Alert is called, quickly putting the wheels in motion to assemble a specialized team, consult a neurologist and perform a CT scan to diagnose the type of stroke. Depending on the type of stroke, patients may receive a medication to quickly dissolve the clot and restore blood flow to the brain.
Our stroke treatment and prevention efforts include:
Assess your risk of stroke and identify potential ways to lower your personal risk factors by taking the assement below.