STUDY: Awareness & Fast Response Key To Combating Stroke In Children
When you think of strokes you typically think of adults, but research shows that children have strokes as well. A study on stroke in children conducted by the National Stroke Foundation and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute was presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014.
Warning Signs of a Stroke?
The signs of stroke in children are very similar to adults:
• Weakness or numbness of the face, arm or leg
• Sudden difficulty in speaking