The Importance of FAST Action for Infant and Pediatric Stroke
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Mukta Sharma, MD, FAAP, MPH
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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.
Smith, Michael and Sharma, Mukta, "The Importance of FAST Action for Infant and Pediatric Stroke" (2017). Pediatrics in Practice Podcast. 2.