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Things to Know About Strokes - Part 2 of 2

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Medical Advice, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, RIND, Strokes, How to Prevent a Stroke, Reversible Ischemic Neurologic Deficit, TIA, Transient Ischemic Attack on February 07, 2013

Last time, in Part 1 of our series on strokes, we talked specifically about the 3 presentations of brain damage: TIA-transient ischemic attack, damage that resolves in 24 hours; RIND-reversible ischemic neurologic deficit, damage that reverses itself, but takes more than 24 hours; and stroke-permanent brain damage. We also learned that the most common cause of these brain insults is the build[...]

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Things to Know About Strokes - Part 1 of 2

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Medical Advice, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, RIND, Strokes, Reversible Ischemic Neurologic Deficit, TIA, Transient Ischemic Attack, What Causes a Stroke on February 05, 2013

Everyone knows this entity. Everyone, if they think about it, fears this entity. Today, we will talk a little about stroke, define it, describe its various presentations, and talk about diagnosis and prevention.

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