Every Second of Delay Means More Dead Brain Cells in Stroke Victims, One Hour Is Too Long.

March 6, 2015 3:22 AM

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Every Second of Delay Means More Dead Brain Cells in Stroke Victims, One Hour Is Too Long.

It is essential that treatment for stroke is given as fast as they could to be able to minimize the measure of long-term damage. Sadly, another study has proposed that 33 percent of Americans would be not able to get to a primary stroke center in 1 hour if they have to.

“Once a stroke is recognized, pre-hospital providers must be able to rapidly deliver patients to appropriate centers, making the geographic accessibility of these centers critically important,” the authors say.

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