Be ‘FAST’ On Managing Stroke

Be ‘FAST’ On Managing Stroke
July 22 05:03 2016 Print This Article

In order to recognize stroke early and seek early medical help, a quick and simple assessing tool is useful. It is “FAST”

FAST is a widely used mnemonics for easy and early recognition of stroke.

F – Facial asymmetry or weakness
A – Weakness of arm ( /or leg)
S – Speech disturbance
T – Time. Early recognition and hospital care is so important to prevent long term disability.

Dr Bhuvaneshwari Rajendran, Consultant, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurosciences of Kauvery Hospital, talks about Stroke Awareness.

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