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bit much, isn't it?
get used to it
if i lay on one arm too long im up to attention, ready and waiting to punch in the third 9 if the symptoms progress
but this one i think actually serves as a decent public awareness message. i'm scared shitless of a stroke now though.
to be honest with you if i saw someone in the corner doing that sort of shit I wouldnt exactly say 'oooo grandmother is up to her usual tricks again, I'll leave her to it' it's as if they think we are all genuinly thick
My Grandmother had a stroke which had an effect like this on her, and seven years later another one ended her life. But the thing is... you don't generally get the benefit of seeing an obvious transition, and the time to intervene, from what I can tell. I'm not sure how much this ad can help. By the time someone's in the state you see them in that ad, you can certainly get them to a hospital but you're not likely to be able to reverse the effects as far as I can tell.
Can anyone tell me if I'm wrong about this? I'm interested to know.
All strokes aren't the same. I'm too hungover to go into it so look on NHS website. Also, the quicker you get people to a hospital that is skilled in treating stroke patients the better. There's lots of specialist treatment you can get and your outcomes improve considerably if you get specialist care ASAP after stroke, and proper rehab afterwards. That said, stroke care in the NHS is patchy, but getting better since national service framework for Stroke was brought in last year. Manchester is re-organsing stroke care in it's hospitals so all patients in ambos who are suspected of having a stroke will go to Salford Royal for immediate care.
I can only really relate to one instance, see.