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Stroke specialist campaigns for 'Thrombolysis Service'

Wed, 02 Apr 2014


A stroke specialist is striving to establish a service that could prevent disability for patients at Noble’s Hospital.

The Thrombolysis Service has already been rolled out in the UK – where it has been proven successful in preventing many lifelong disabilities.

On developing stroke-like symptoms, people would be given a blood clot busting medication within the first hour of being brought into casualty.

Dr John Thomas is a consultant physician with a special interest in stoke and Parkinson’s disease - he says it would make a great addition to the service already provided for stroke patients:
 

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