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Tag: stroke

May 3, 2016

UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Qua...

American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care

Awards, Stroke

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Sylvia and Patrick Pope

April 22, 2015

Quick thinking, communication and intervention lead to improved out...

On a late January morning this year, Patrick Pope was in his Clinton home, juggling a grandchild on each knee. His wife, Sylvia, was in the kitchen keeping an eye on the chicken she’d just placed in the oven. She heard a loud sound from the living room and rushed in to find her husband had...

Stroke, UNC Stories

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William Powers

March 26, 2014

Landmark study to guide protocol for stroke patients

UNC’s William Powers, MD, provides the first hard evidence for how to treat stroke patients with poor collateral blood vessel formation.

Cardiology, Studies

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February 26, 2014

New Stroke Guidelines Target Women

For the first time, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have issued guidelines aimed at reducing stroke risk in women. Each year, 55,000 more strokes occur in women than in men and represent the third leading cause of death for women (they’re the fifth leading cause for men).

Stroke

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