Stroke Research Studies
The Swedish Stroke Program participates in clinical research studies in order to make the most leading-edge therapies available to our patients.
Learn more about Swedish stroke research studies.
Swedish is participating in a new research study to test a new medication for patients in the critical first few hours after having a stroke. This study is testing the effectiveness of desmoteplase – a substance found in vampire bats. Read more on page A4 of Physicians Practice.
Our stroke team
Prevent a stroke
Take a Life Check to see if you're doing everything to avoid stroke.
Signs of a stroke
F – Face:
Ask the patient to smile. Does one side droop?
A – Arms:
Does one arm fall down when the patient holds both arms up?
S – Speech:
Is the patient’s speech slurred or garbled?
T – Time:
If you suspect stroke, time is critical. Call 911 immediately.
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