Euclid Hospital is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission. This signifies that Euclid Hospital has met stringent national stroke care standards. As a Certified Stroke Center, Euclid Hospital is held to the highest standards in the areas of quality and patient safety, which means the best care for your family.
Euclid Hospital offers some of the most complete, comprehensive stroke care. Utilizing advanced technology and innovative treatment options, our specialists provide the highest level of care in diagnosing and treating patients quickly—significantly improving your health and recovery time.
Euclid Hospital is ready to treat you with the highest quality of care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Warning signs of a stroke include:
- Sudden weakness or numbness on the face on one side
- Sudden unexplained dizziness or lack of balance
- Sudden vision impairment especially in one eye
- Sudden severe headache with no known cause
- Sudden slurred speech
The National Stroke Association uses the following information to get people to act in recognizing symptoms and getting help. It is recommended to think “F.A.S.T.”
F – Face: Ask person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?
A – Arm: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
S – Speech: Ask the person to speak a simple phrase. Does the speech sound slurred or strange?
T – Time: If you observe any of these signs, then it’s time to call 9-1-1.