If you've entered La Verendrye Hospital (Fort Frances) using the ramp access outside of the E.R. department recently, you may just have noticed a little something extra. On the wall opposite the registration desk is a map of a different kind.
2019 Report on Heart, Stroke and Vascular Cognitive Impairment
Heart and Stroke's 2019 report, (Dis)connected, reveals new research showing the complex links between heart conditions, stroke, and vascular cognitive impairment.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre admits more than 430 people with stroke and transient ischemic attack each year. Many people suddenly find themselves travelling along an unplanned journey as they recover from stroke.
The first and second time Debbie Jackman had a stroke, a week apart, doctors told her that her sudden loss of speech and vision were probably due to migraines. Had they identified the true cause of her symptoms, the Edmonton resident might have been able to prevent a third, more damaging stroke in 2010.
Heart & Stroke, the Paramedic Services from the Northwestern Ontario (NWO), and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are teaming up to ensure that more lives are saved from the effects of stroke.
Recently, the Heart & Stroke Foundation issued updated Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for the management of Acute Stroke & Acute Stroke during Pregnancy. Several resources have been provided to support implementation of these updates.
Three-year-old Molly McCabe’s quick thinking is being called heroic.
The Virginia toddler recently made headlines after using FaceTime to call her mom while her dad, Trevor McCabe, was having a stroke.