The Scary Truth About Stroke

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Long Beach Medical Center

Podcast Summary

The Long Beach Medical Center Stroke Program is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.

The Long Beach Medical Center Stroke Program offers expertise in the treatment of stroke patients using a multi-disciplinary team approach — including stroke neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists.

Director of the Neuroscience Institute and Stroke Program, Angie West, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, is responsible for developing educational programs and stroke competencies to educate staff, patients and their families about stroke.  Angie West explains the different types of stroke, symptoms and what people can do to reduce their risk.