How to Prepare for a Stroke
Few people think a stroke will happen to them. But if you or someone you know has a stroke, taking these steps in advance may end up making a very big difference. Take action with these tips today or as soon as possible:
- Ask a doctor or nurse which hospitals in your area are primary stroke centers with 24-hour emergency stroke care. They are best equipped to care for people who have strokes. You may be able to find stroke care centers online, too.
- Find out which hospital or medical facility is closest to your home or work. Your human resources department may be able to help you locate those near work. Your doctor may be able to help you with this, too.