Comprehensive stroke care: faster, closer, better

Comprehensive stroke care: faster, closer, better


First assessment and treatment in the mobile stroke unit

Image: Two paramedics are putting a patient on a wheeled stretcher into an ambulance; Copyright: PantherMedia/william87

The first steps for a successful stroke treatment can be taken in the ambulance already.

After a stroke: gain time and make the most of it

Image: Female physician is looking a CT images of the brain next to a patient in an ICU bed; Copyright: PantherMedia/sudok1

Stroke patients have to be closely and regularly monitored at the ICU. First signs of improvement or deterioration can be seen here.

Optimized care improves quality of life

Image: A female physiotherapist performs strength training together with a female patient; Copyright: PantherMedia/

Stroke patients need good care after their stay at the hospital, too. Regular exercises can limit or even eliminate secondary damage.

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