Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/574986
Title:
Striking out stroke
Authors:
McDonnell, Sinead
Publisher:
Nursing in General Practice
Journal:
Nursing in General Practice
Issue Date:
Jul-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/574986
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality in the world. The World Health Organisation estimates that up to 6.7 million deaths in 2012 can be attributed to stroke.1 Stroke has a profound impact on the person, their family and greater society. Stroke occurrence is a significant economic, social and political driver in rising costs of healthcare internationally. In Ireland an estimated 10,000 people suffer from a stroke each year.2 The Irish Heart Foundation have an awareness programme called the FAST campaign. It aims to educate society on the signs and symptoms of stroke and to respond immediately by seeking medical assistance.
Keywords:
STROKE; CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMcDonnell, Sineaden
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-18T10:55:18Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-18T10:55:18Zen
dc.date.issued2015-07en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/574986en
dc.descriptionStroke is one of the leading causes of mortality in the world. The World Health Organisation estimates that up to 6.7 million deaths in 2012 can be attributed to stroke.1 Stroke has a profound impact on the person, their family and greater society. Stroke occurrence is a significant economic, social and political driver in rising costs of healthcare internationally. In Ireland an estimated 10,000 people suffer from a stroke each year.2 The Irish Heart Foundation have an awareness programme called the FAST campaign. It aims to educate society on the signs and symptoms of stroke and to respond immediately by seeking medical assistance.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNursing in General Practiceen
dc.subjectSTROKEen
dc.subjectCEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENTen
dc.titleStriking out strokeen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalNursing in General Practiceen
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