NINDS Stroke Information Page


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

Description:
Fact sheet and related publications about stroke, which "occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces surrounding brain cells." Discusses symptoms, treatment, and prognosis, and lists organizations for more information about strokes. Some publications available in Spanish. From the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health.

Publisher:
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/stroke/stroke.htm


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