When Time is of the Essence
For stroke patients in rural areas, new technology can save a life.
Many people are aware that it’s important to get care quickly for stroke patients, but they may not know just how crucial fast action can be. “Left untreated, a stroke victim can lose millions of brains cells every minute,” says Daniela Zambrano, MD, a vascular neurologist at The University of Vermont Medical Center. “That’s why we’re always looking for new tools to help us evaluate and treat these patients as quickly and comprehensively as possible.” [...]Read More