…. some of the damaged cells can survive, which may reduce the impact of the stroke. A person believed to have had a stroke should be taken to hospital by ambulance without delay. The treatment for the condition can be initiated straight away and ensures that the person is taken to the most appropriate hospital for specialist care.
Tomorrow we continue our look at what the new guideline says about recognising a stroke.
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