This activity explores the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to recognise the early signs of stroke and be aware of the treatment options.
NB: Information within this module is being reviewed and updated.
- State the importance of early recognition and treatment of stroke
- Suggest why an individual’s condition may deteriorate in the first few days following stroke
- Describe the medical treatments which may be given within 4½ hours of stroke
This module is undergoing a full review & update: November 2020.
Page last reviewed: 19 Nov 2020