The Importance of FAST Action for Infant and Pediatric Stroke

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The Importance of FAST Action for Infant and Pediatric Stroke

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Michael Smith

Featured Speaker

Mukta Sharma, MD, FAAP, MPH

Length of Episode

10:55

Description

Strokes in newborns are as common as in adults. Recognition and early intervention is critical to minimizing the damage. Children’s Mercy is one of fewer than 10 pediatric stroke centers nationally, and the region’s first and only dedicated pediatric stroke center offering comprehensive, individualized treatment protocols for children.

In this podcast Mukta Sharma, MD, pediatric hematologist/oncologists, discusses the warnings signs and causes of stroke and how early intervention affect the rest of a child’s life.

Click here to stream the podcast episode.

Publication Date

10-23-2017

Disciplines

Pediatrics

The Importance of FAST Action for Infant and Pediatric Stroke

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