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Stroke

A stroke occurs when either too much blood or too little blood disrupts blood flow to part of the brain. Stroke is a medical emergency - prompt medical treatment could mean the difference between life and death. here you will learn about the types of stroke, signs and symptoms of a stroke, and stroke prevention.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Last Review Date: 1/29/2009
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