Be ‘FAST’ On Managing Stroke

by admin | July 22, 2016 5:03 am

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.

Source URL: https://kauveryhospital.com/blog/neurology/be-fast-on-managing-stroke/