….side? The next step is to check their ability to speak. Is their speech mixed up, slurred or lost? Can they complete a full sentence? Once the checks are met and the slightest possibility that any of the signs are present, it is time to call 111 immediately.
Tomorrow we continue our look at what else the new guideline says about recognising a stroke.
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