Stroke is an emergency. If you think you are having a stroke, call 000.
Learn the F.A.S.T. signs of stroke.
Dr Timothy Ang is a vascular neurologist and neurointerventionist, working mainly out of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and also with colleagues in the Telestroke Service. In this video he describes the virtual model of care that enables collaboration to treat complex medical emergencies. "And that's really important when it comes to acute stroke because time is brain." He talks about the FAST acronym for the signs of stroke, and the advantages of the service's multidisciplinary approach.
“You get tailored, individualised, and very precise treatment plans for the patient." Dr Timothy Ang
“You get tailored, individualised, and very precise treatment plans for the patient."