Care for stroke patients in the hospital can be beneficial for post-stroke support. Learn what to expect from your care experience during this time.
You will undergo various tests which may include:
This will help to identify the type, location and size of the stroke area.
Ultrasound of the neck and brain blood vessels to assess the blood supply in the brain.
Electrocardiogram (ECG) checks for any abnormal heart rhythm.
Echocardiogram is an ultrasound to check for the presence of any clots or abnormal communications between the chambers of your heart.
Holter monitors the heart rhythm with continuous ECG over 24 or 48 hours to detect any heart rhythm abnormalities.
To screen for new risk factor(s) or measurement control of existing risk factor(s).
To measure your blood counts and check the function of your other organs such as kidneys and liver.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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