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Neurological Care

Teleneurology

Through Specialists On Call, emergency room patients now have immediate, 24/7/365 access to board certified neurologists for the treatment of a wide array of neurological emergencies, including migraines, stroke, seizures, and head injuries. By using high-tech monitors and video equipment, patients and on-site physicians can converse and interact with these specialists remotely. Like Knapp Medical Center, Specialists On Call has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

Stroke is an Emergency – Every Minute Counts

Act F.A.S.T. if you see these symptoms

F.A.S.T. Stroke Detection Guidelines

Stroke Risk Factors

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Heavy alcohol use
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Physical inactivity and obesity
  • Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
  • Family history of stroke

Related Knapp Services

Stroke Resources

American Stoke Association

This division of the American Heart Association offers support, information, and more.

www.strokeassociation.org

National Stroke Association

The National Stroke Association devotes all its resources to stroke. Supported by major pharmaceutical and medical device makers, it offers information and support to patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

www.stroke.org

Stroke Support Groups

Download list of local Stroke Support Groups (pdf)

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