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May 11, 2022 , 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke can save a life and limit severity of stroke.
- Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of long-term disability in the United States.
- About 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Stroke kills more than 137,000 people a year. That’s about 1 of every 18 deaths.
- On average, every 4 minutes someone dies of stroke.
- About 40 percent of stroke deaths occur in males, and 60 percent in females.
About the Presenter & Sponsor
Presenter: Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN
Pacific Stroke Association is a local not-for-profit organization whose mission includes reducing the incidence of stroke through education. PSA Stroke lectures are presented by physicians and nurses.
This seminar is offered via Zoom. Log on information will be emailed to registered participants.