Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Suspect A Stroke ? Act FAST

Suspect a stroke? Act FAST

What is FAST?

FAST requires an assessment of three specific symptoms of stroke.



Facial weakness - can the person smile? Has their mouth or eye drooped?



Arm weakness - can the person raise both arms?



Speech problems - can the person speak clearly and understand what you say?



Time to call 999



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