been feeling really sick for the last couple of days, bronchial flu,
tight chest blocked nose, nauseous, exhausted chest pains and diarrhea.
to a clinic and they took my blood pressure 170/124 my pulse 106,
they were so focused on the high BP, saying I was a code 3 stroke
strokes, also known as transient ischemic attacks or TIAs, may seem
minor because they are over within minutes, but they are dangerous
to ignore. In fact, 10 percent of people in whom mini strokes occur
will suffer a major stroke within the next three months.
Stroke systems are widely used to expedite emergency treatment of
patients with stroke.
is a code stroke?
stroke provides a frame work for the expedited evaluation and aggressive
management of the acute strong patient.
team use code stroke protocols to initiate therapy and begin treatment
of the acute stroke patient immediately on presentation.
stroke is initiated after a potential stroke has been identified.
US the "code stroke team" meets patient at the door of ED,
alerted by EMS.