Stroke Help Line, the 24-hour, on-call hyper acute stroke clinic of Caritas Hospital, is perhaps the only facility of its kind in the region. The expert doctors in the Clinic provide in-hospital evaluation, brain imaging (CT/MRI), and diagnosis and treatment initiation for stroke patients within 30 minutes of arrival.
We also provide specialized care for Transient Ischemic Stroke (TIS). It is a condition where the patient shows stroke-like symptoms which subside by the time they are brought to hospital.
The Acute Stroke Clinic of Caritas Hospital has the following equipment and facilities:
How to detect stroke?
Do you suspect your friend or family member just had a stroke attack? Check for these symptoms:
You may also find in the patient any of the following symptoms:
If you have yes for an answer for any of the above questions, waste no time. Avail medical care for the person at the earliest. Call 9496555800- the stroke clinic at Caritas. Once you give us a call after finding that your friend/family member is suffering from stroke:
The first one hour after the stroke attack is called the golden hour. Evaluation and immediate treatment within this time period result in minimal brain damage and maximum clinical outcome.
Remember, it is highly important to provide adequate and immediate medical care to a stroke patient. As it is a life-threatening condition, delay in availing medical care or waiting for the symptoms to go away may prove fatal.
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